National Maker Faire 2016
Saturday, June 18
LOCATION: Stages in CENTER STAGE
TIME: 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
Stephen Ritz / Green Bronx Machine will highlight the potential of pop-up indoor, year-round agriculture using 90% less water and 90% less space aligned to education, health, wellness and workforce / community development issues.
Stephen Ritz, Founder of Green Bronx Machine and Top 10 Global Teacher Prize Finalist, is a South Bronx educator/administrator who believes that people should not have to leave their neighborhood to live, learn and earn. 40,000 pounds of vegetables grown with students. His favorite crop is organically grown citizens, graduates, members of the middle class and healthy-high-performing schools