Green Apple Festival 2009: Added Value at Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn NY

As part of this year's Green Apple Festival Earth Day events in New York City, Erin Hollingsworth from Planet Green and I had a chance to help out Added Value on the Red Hook Community Farm in Brooklyn. Over 50 volunteers showed up and pitched it to help build compost bins, weed existing plant beds and build new ones, and plant seed trays. The fact that it was the first truly warm day of the spring certainly helped life spirits, but as you can see in the video clips below, everyone seemed to be having a good time giving up their Saturday for a great project:Moving Three Truckloads of Soil by Hand

Volunteers Speak About Their Day in Red Hook


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