In late 2015, Friends of Garden Kitchen Lab (namely Agathe Blanchon-Ehrsam, Deborah Moss, Fabiola Caceres and Ildiko Szollosi) and the Senior Group of Saint John's Community Recreation Center decided we wanted to share the philosophy and activities of the Garden Kitchen Lab program with the broader community, so we set about to create a festival.

On July 25th, 2016 we partnered with Action Corps NYC, formerly part of Oxfam, to create a robust program of discovery, knowledge sharing and festivities. We were joined by about 250 children, families and seniors from the local community. This year, we hope to bring more than 500 people together as we celebrate our diversity and empower visitors to adopt healthy habits and try their hand at growing and eating their own food.

Join us on Saturday May 20th, 2017 for a fun afternoon celebrating food and community!

The festival is organized by:

In partnership with: