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The Sylvia Center is on a mission to create communities of healthy eaters. Ready to join us? There are so many ways to get involved.


This year, The Sylvia Center taught over 3,500 young people and their families in New York City and Columbia County how to cook and love healthy food. Your support will help us reach even more youth, teens and family members.



We welcome dedicated volunteers to work with us in the kitchen and classroom, to help out at special events, or to come to the farm for hands-on work days.

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We welcome dedicated, young professionals to help us achieve our mission and strengthen our reach and effectiveness through fundraising, volunteering, and building greater awareness about our programs.

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Our events are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our students and supporters while growing future programs.

Join our team of chefs, educators and coordinators who are passionate about inspiring young people to eat well 

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August 7, 2017 in Blog, Recipes

Summer Succotash with Quinoa

Summer Succotash with Quinoa Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 cup of dried quinoa 1 ½ cup of water ½ pound of green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons of olive oil ½ yellow…

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July 18, 2017 in Events, On the farm

10th Annual Farm to Table Dinner

Our 10th Annual Farm to Table Dinner was held last Saturday in the beautiful fields of Katchkie Farm.  With a delicious menu, curated by the spectacular Great Performances, guests enjoyed... Read More
June 30, 2017 in Blog, Recipes

Summer Berry Slump

  Our Green City Force teens love to make this with youth in the summer. With fresh berries, it’s the perfect summer dessert — especially to celebrate the 4th of…

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