About Boswyck Farms

BOSWYCK FARMS is a hydroponic farm in Bushwick Brooklyn, started with the idea of growing fresh food for the surrounding community. We are dedicated to bringing sustainable methods of growing into the hands of people.
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Fast Company article about the indoor farm we built at CDSC | A Hydroponic Farm Grows In This Brooklyn Food Pantry | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

A Hydroponic Farm Grows In This Brooklyn Food Pantry

Fast Company article about the indoor farm we built at CDSC

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch article about the indoor farm built by Boswyck Farms for CDSC's food pantry

Bed-Stuy's Food Pantry with an Indoor Farm

- Bed-Stuy, NY - The Child Development Support Corp. runs a hydroponic farm in their food pantry, where they grow fresh produce indoors, year-round.

Boswyck Farms at Bushwick Open Studios 2012!

Invitation to visit our rooftop farm during Bushwick Open Studios at The Bushwick Starr 207 Starr St.

Boswyck Farms' workshop at the Horticultural Society in NY

Boswyck Farms' workshop at the Horticultural Society in NY

Boswyck Farms founder Lee Mandell is a 2012 WEGO Health Activist Awards Unsung Hero Nominee! "Lee has been bringing healthy food into the hands of the people by teaching them to grow hydroponically in whatever space they have available. He believes that good produce should go to those who NEED it most, not those who can pay the most."

Boswyck Farms was founded in 2008 by Lee Mandell. Bushwick and many other neighborhoods in New York City are considered “food deserts”: areas that lack adequate access to fresh, healthy produce.

Thanks for the pin, Advanced Nutrients! "Boswyck Farms in #Brooklyn -- a hydroponics learning experience!"

Thanks for the pin, Advanced Nutrients! "Boswyck Farms in -- a hydroponics learning experience!

A little bit about Boswyck Farms and our work

Boswyck Farms was founded in 2008 by Lee Mandell. We want to help combat this problem through urban farming.

Boswyck Farms Operational Hydroponicist Alex Middleton won United Cerebral Palsy's 2011 AAIDD Innovation Hero Award for his hydroponic gardening projects with UCP clients!

Boswyck Farms Operational Hydroponicist Alex Middleton won United Cerebral Palsy's 2011 AAIDD Innovation Hero Award for his hydroponic gardening projects with UCP clients!

We moved to Astoria! More space to grow, indoors and out. Want to check out the new place? We've got volunteer days and open hours for visits. Or schedule your own custom tour!  For more info, go to our website: www.boswyckfarms.org

We moved to Astoria! More space to grow, indoors and out. Want to check out the new place? We've got volunteer days and open hours for visits. Or schedule your own custom tour! For more info, go to our website: www.boswyckfarms.org

Boswyck Farms crew arriving at NYC Grows 2010 (photo by Noah Sussman, via Flickr)

Boswyck Farms crew arriving at NYC Grows 2010 (photo by Noah Sussman, via Flickr)

Huffington Post video about Boswyck Farms' work at Fountain House New York, a community center for people with living with mental illness

At Fountain House, Mentally-Ill Find Solace Through Hydroponic Gardening (VIDEO)

The Fountain House, a working community for people with mental illness in New York City, has developed a program for its members to grow their own food u.

Interview with Boswyck Farms Founder and Chief Hydroponicist Lee Mandell on Breakthru Radio's Third Eye Weekly, "a current events and news podcast that focuses on stories that have fallen through the cracks of the 24-hour news cycle."

Interview with Boswyck Farms Founder and Chief Hydroponicist Lee Mandell on Breakthru Radio's Third Eye Weekly, "a current events and news podcast that focuses on stories that have fallen through the cracks of the news cycle.

Brooklyn Spaces visits Boswyck Farms and interviews founder Lee Mandell

Brooklyn Spaces visits Boswyck Farms and interviews founder Lee Mandell

Heritage Radio Network interviews Lee Mandell and Chloe Bass of Boswyck Farms

Smoked Paprika Freekeh Salad with Kale, Tomatoes & Garlic Scapes – Not Eating Out in New York

Ecocentric Blog Interview with Boswyck Farms Chief Hydroponicist Lee Mandell!

Ecocentric Blog Interview with Boswyck Farms Chief Hydroponicist Lee Mandell!

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