The Queens Explorers Magnet School for Global Conservation and Service Learning recently announced a partnership with New York Sun Works. Through this partnership the Queens Explorers students will be immersed into the world of urban farming through the school’s new hydroponic greenhouse.

With the guidance of Ms. Nicole Brennan, the Sun Works Greenhouse will offer our students the opportunity to grow food, while learning hands-on about nutrition, efficient land use, climate change, conservation, pollution, and sustainable development. The students are excited to be responsible for maintaining this hydroponic farm as it produces food to share with the school’s community.

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