Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Seeds in the Middle and Tour de Brooklyn in the News

Solomon Long, retired principal of Crown Heights' P.S. 91, grew up in the projects on a diet of fast food and convenience stores. He doesn't want the same for the kids in his neighborhood.
So, he's riding in the Tour de Brooklyn on June 1. 
Join us - Call today at 917-697-3745
They're riding for farmers markets! Here they are!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Calling 100 Bicyclists! 120 Soccer Players! Move for Fresh Food! Open our Farmers Markets!


Seeds in the Middle invite
Crown Hts Cup, Soccer for Harmony - June 8
Yes - Kids can do it, too!
Ride, play soccer for kids!
Youth Soccer - Sign up! Saturdays & Sundays
Thanks to Yale Club NYC, Johnny's Seeds, Transportation Alternatives... more....

Friday April 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
Wednesday July 9, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
510 Albany Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Hamilton Metz Field
Albany and Lefferts Avenues
Brooklyn, NY
Soccer for Harmony Logo

You're invited to empower kids to play ball, eat fresh, and get access to new nearby farmers markets. Sign up your children (ages 3 & up) for soccer, and youth basketball for grades 3-6.
 You bike, play ball AND support healthy kids.
We're raising food and fitness health experts.  
Job openings! Minimum age: 4  

Thank you, Transportation Alternatives,  for coveted spots in the popular 20-mile Tour de Brooklyn bike tour on June 1. Tickets go on sale May 14 and sell out in 48 hours!
Hold your spot. Get pledges and reserve with us. 

Wanted! 100 bicyclists!

Crown Hts Cup - Soccer for Harmony 
Enjoy NYPD 71st Precinct Community Council Family Day and play ball.
Sunday, June 8 - after 1 pm
7 v 7, $20 free agents - two free practices per team.

Here's what biking and playing ball can do! Create FOUR farmers markets in underserved Brooklyn neighborhoods from Prospect Park at Empire Blvd. to Parkside Plaza in Prospect-Lefferts to Crown Heights to Bed-Stuy, maybe more.  
Our markets feature not fresh produce and activities to build community. EBT/SNAP, WIC, FMNP, Health Bucks accepted.  

THANK YOU, YALE CLUB CHEF KEHRLI for hosting PS 335 of central Brooklyn for an extraordinary tour and cooking class at the Yale Club, NYC.


Teen Dancers - Manhattan class 
Designed for teens with little or no training.  
Wednesdays 5:30-7 pm, 150 w. 46th St. Contact us.

BK Youth Soccer, ages 3 & up 
Saturdays 1-3 pm
Sundays 3-6 pm open May 18
Register, Info. Click here

Our family-friendly, fun, active, learning clinics are led by skilled players and assisted by volunteers and parents.
Follow blogspot here.
See photos on Facebook here. 
No experience necessary. Registration always open.
Grades 3-6 at the courts at Hamilton Metz Field. Come to orientation on Tues., May 27, 3:30 pm, with Coach Jerome. 
Questions? Email us at info@seedsinthemiddle.org or call 917-756-4202.
P.S. News from Seeds in the Middle  
  • HIRING! Farmers Market Manager needed. Want
     to help your community eat fresh? Contact us.
  • BIKE for Good! Join our team for Tour de Brooklyn. Download our donor form here. Raise $300 per rider. 
  • FARMERS MARKETS/FARMSTANDS: Want one in your neighborhood so kids and you can eat healthy, too? Email us at farmersmarket@seedsinthemiddle.org
  • FOOD ARTISANS/FARMERS: We can sell and promote your brand & products. Contact us.
  • RUN! Want to run/walk with kids or adults at our field on Saturdays/Sundays? Or at schools?  
  • PREK- Believe underserved public schools deserve preK?Sign online petition here for PS 221 and PS 161. 
Thanks to Johnny's Seeds for donating to our dear farmers, the Hildebrants at RH Farms, so they can grow more for us.

Look forward to hearing from you or seeing you on the field!