Mission Statement

Urban Farmers League is a youth led organization designed to combat environmental and social injustice, by creating a platform for the youth to have equal participation in the future of our community. With the creation of urban farms we not only provide a space for youth to express but we are also able to provide the community with high quality of life, mitigate environmental degradation and provide a space for organic food to flourish.


1. Create a community of youth leaders

2. Reduce ,Reuse ,Recycle

3. Beautify our community

4.Provide organically grown nutritious food to low income families and individuals

5. Provide a venue for youth culture to thrive

Monday, October 18, 2010

Save the children day sponsored by Life Restoration Church

Children of all ages enjoying the festivities.
Congressman Hinchey showing his support of Save the Children event and La Vida Garden. Thank you!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Oct. 3, 2010

On Sunday October 3, 2010 Karen Meja from Congressman Hinchey’s office came to give the board members a certificate. We also harvest a lot of tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants.

The girls are harvesting the tomatoes

Calvin showing off his prefect cherry tomato that he just harvested
Karen presenting certificates from Congressman Hinchey to Angelica and John

Glynwood and Queen of the Sun

Taggart Siegel, director of Queen of Sun will John and Chante, who are both board members of the Urban Farmers League.

Kim, JOhn and Chante talking to people who are there for the viewing of the Queen of the Sun

On Friday October 1, 2010 Glynwood hosted a screening of the Queen of the Sun along with the director Taggart Siegel and the producer and editor Jon Betz. Before the film Chante and John were able to talk to the farmers at Glynwood and the film makers. Some of the proceeds from admission are going to toward the Urban Farmers League, so before the film John and Chante addressed over 75 people about what the Urban Farmers League does in the City of Newburgh. After the movie John and Chante really enjoyed meeting everyone.