Sol Sips has instituted a sliding scale of prices that aims to make her menu of plant-based green smoothies, juices and vegan eats accessible to lower income communities.
Ambassadors rose funds, designed plots, planned a community work day, recruited volunteers and eventually passed the project on to East New York Farms.
In addition to having the most community gardens, East New York also has the fewest grocery stores per resident.
Slow Food NYC wants to cultivate a new vacant lot, expand operating hours to host local senior citizens and keep bees and chickens.
Sadatu Usman stocks her produce stand according to customer requests and seasonality.
A love story.