Community Resources

Aug
19
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Aug
26
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Sep
2
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Sep
9
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Farm Dinner: Crab Boil Fundraiser @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Farm Dinner: Crab Boil Fundraiser @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm | New York | United States

RYTF Annual Community Garden & Urban Farm Dinner: Crab Boil Fundraiser

Tickets are on sale using the link below.

After the destruction and lasting economic impact of Superstorm Sandy, RYTF’s youth built one of the largest youth-run community gardens in New York City. RYTF’s thriving Food Justice project provides access to fresh, local produce each weekend through the Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm & Community Garden and Farm Stand, which runs 20 weeks out of the year between July and November. RYTF’s Urban Farm serves a dual purpose, providing fresh food and information on healthy eating to the entire community while offering management and customer service experience to its youth employees and volunteers. The Food Justice project serves RYTF’s larger goal of creating a productive, engaged youth presence in the Rockaway community through civic engagement and professional development.Your support is essential to help us sustain our critical work.

All proceeds of this event will go towards the improvement of the RYTF Urban Farm & Community Garden.

Tables can also be purchased at a price of $420, which includes 8 seats.

Crab Boil Farm Dinner Menu:

Lemon Caper Kale Salad

Seafood Gumbo

Last Dragon Pizza Bites

Roasted RYTF Farm Vegetables

Corn Muffins

Cajun Style Crab Boil

Alaskan King Crab Legs

Jumbo Shrimp, Red Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Sausage

Fire Roasted S’mores

 

Purchase tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rockaway-youth-task-force-urban-farm-dinner-tickets-35089810568

Rain Date: Saturday, September 16th

Sep
16
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Sep
23
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Sep
30
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Oct
7
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Oct
14
Sat
Youth Market @ Rockaway Youth Task Force Urban Farm
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fruits and veggies have been growing in the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden for almost two months and we are ready to harvest. Through our partnership with Grow NYC, we are happy to announce the opening of the annual Youth Market Farm Stand on Saturday, July 8th. Drop by the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm to get your hands on fresh, local, organic produce at an affordable price! We will also have food demonstrations and samples each week. The Farm Stand is part of RYTF’s longstanding commitment to food justice. Our program started as a desire to provide sustainable and healthy food options to residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Through our partnership with Grown NYC, our annual Youth Market brings nutritious food options into our community, while educating our neighbors on healthy eating. While the fight is far from over, the RYTF Urban Farm and Community Garden is a step forward on the path to improving food options for residents in our community.

Rockaway Youth Resource Guide

The Rockaway Youth Resource Guide was written to assist young people, parents, teachers, guidance counselors, and everyone else in between looking to access services on the Rockaway Peninsula. If you have suggestions on ways to improve the guide, please share them with us!

View Rockaway Youth Resource Guide