Food Growing Program

The Food Bank for Westchester works in partnership with several local organizations to cultivate unused land for growing fresh organic produce for hungry Westchester residents while also training at-risk populations and others on how to grow food. The harvested organic produce is donated to the Food Bank and then distributed to local member agencies for distribution to their communities.


  • Leake & Watts Residential Campus, Yonkers
  • New York School for the Deaf, White Plains
  • Sugar Hill Farm-Westchester Land Trust, Bedford Hills
  • Westchester County Department of Correction, Valhalla
  • Woodfield Cottage, a Leake & Watts facility, Valhalla

Interested in a garden partnership, apply here

Food Growing Program 2014-15
# of total lbs. produce harvested 9,200
# of servings provided 39,000
# of total acres at 5 sites 2.5