Public Housing Resident Led Discussion



Location: Lower Manhattan Head Quarters (LMHQ), 150 Broadway #20 Floor, NYC

Join us for light refreshments  & networking social from 6:30pm - 7:00pm


A NYCHA resident-led panel discussion with some of New York City’s most prominent urban agriculture and food leaders.
An engaging dialogue on efforts to increase access to healthy food, reduce our carbon food print and develop food based employment opportunities. Together, we can explore the solutions needed to create a more equitable New York City for all.Join us as participants share reflections on this project that is expanding healthy food access, youth workforce development & sustainable public housing communities.


Panelists include:

Paul Philpott – NYCHA resident; graduate of Green City Force's Urban Farm Corps;  Social Entrepreneur, Urban Farmer and Founder, Gateway Greens

Chantel Kemp – NYCHA resident, graduate of Green City Force’s Urban Farm Corps; Founder of Blac Kitchen and Marlboro Houses Garden member

Tony Hillery – Founder and Executive Director, Harlem Grown

Naomi Johnson – President, NYCHA Howard Houses Resident Association

Karen Washington – Founder, Rise and Root Farm; Founder of B.U.G.S (Black Farmers & Urban Growers National); 2010 White House Award Recipient; Named NY Times' Urban Farming Grande Dame

For more information or to rsvp for this event: Send an email to; click here to rsvp: or call us at 212-306-8423

Event Properties

Event Date 4/18/2018 6:30 pm ET
Event End Date 4/18/2018 8:30 pm ET
Individual Price Free