10/12/2012: “Senator Gillibrand Comes to Yonkers with $190k Grant for Groundwork”

“Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited the Science Barge to announce $190,000 in federal funding for Groundwork Hudson Valley to help youth work at local farmers markets and on the Science Barge, exposing students to organic farming, business and employment skills, while also providing fresh produce to Yonkers residents.  The investment came through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Food Project.”

To learn more, click here: 10-12-12 Yonkers Rising Excerpt, to read the article that appeared in the October 12,2012 edition of Yonkers Rising.