Thank you to our partners!

We are grateful for a lively and diverse community of partners, including individuals, foundations, corporate, culinary, and community partners, who share our commitment to supporting edible education for NYC students. We are thrilled to count them as our friends and highlight some of their contributions to edible education in New York City here.

To learn about all the ways you can get involved as a corporate partner, please reach out to [email protected]

Thank you to the following foundations for their generous support of our work over the past school year and for their efforts to collaborate with us to continually improve our programs.


  • Ambrose Monell Foundation
  • Booth Ferris Foundation
  • CAF Canada
  • Good Samaritan Foundation
  • Hyde and Watson Foundation
  • Illinois No. 3 Foundation
  • Lily Auchincloss Foundation
  • Robin Hood Foundation
  • Select Equity Group Foundation
  • Sands Family Foundation and Generation 3 Philanthropy Project
  • Spindrift Family Foundation
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation
  • Target Foundation

Our corporate partners collaborate with us in many ways, from program sponsorship to storytelling to joint events. Shared values are at the core of all partnerships with companies, such as those listed below who supported our work in 2020-21.


  • Baldor Specialty Foods
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • City Wide Apartments
  • FLAN
  • Imperfect Foods
  • Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants
  • Kickstarter
  • King Arthur Baking Company
  • Tilit
  • W&P
  • Warby Parker

Corporate work day volunteers give their time to help make our gardens a better learning space for our students and school communities. We are so grateful for their support!


  • Baldor
  • Barclay’s Investment Bank
  • BSE Global
  • Citywide Apartments
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • KIND Snacks
  • Mastercard
  • NEST Fragrances
  • Prime Finance
  • Ulla Johnson
  • Warby Parker

For work day inquiries, please contact Ally Miller at [email protected]

We’re so lucky to lean on our Chef and restaurant partners, who advance our work while making something delicious!


  • Mashama Bailey, The Grey
  • Greg Baxtrom, Olmsted & Maison Yaki
  • Jonathan Benno, Benno
  • Fredrik Berselius, Aska
  • Victoria Blamey
  • Frank Castronovo & Frank Falcinelli, Frankies Spuntino & Prime Meats
  • David Chang, Momofuku
  • Melissa Clark
  • Tom Colicchio, Craft, Riverpark, Temple Court, & Small Batch
  • Suzanne Cupps
  • Clare de Boer & Jess Shadbolt, King
  • Kurt Gutenbrunner, Wallsé 
  • Happy Cooking Hospitality
  • Lee Hanson & Riad Nasr, Frenchette
  • Ryan Hardy, Charlie Bird, Pasquale Jones, Legacy Records, Easy Victor Café, & Ada’s Place
  • Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park
  • Katie Jackson, Nick Perkins & Aaron Crowder Hart’s, Cervo’s & The Fly
  • JJ Johnson, Fieldtrip
  • Angie Mar,  Les Trois Chevaux
  • Ignacio Mattos, Estela, Café Altro Paradiso & Flora Bar
  • Nicholas Morgenstern, Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream
  • Nini Nguyen
  • The Odeon, Cafe Luxembourg & Cafe Cluny
  • Kwame Onwuachi
  • Per Se
  • Junghyun Park, Atomix & Atoboy
  • Alex Raij, La Vara, Txikito, El Quinto Pino, & Saint Julivert Fisherie
  • Erik Ramirez, Llama Inn, Llama San
  • Missy Robbins, Lilia & Misi
  • Melissa Rodriguez
  • Ruth Rogers, The River Cafe London
  • Nico Russell, Oxalis
  • Alexander Smalls
  • Justin Smillie & Roger Martinez, il Buco Alimentari & Vineria & il Buco
  • The Smith
  • Rita Sodi & Jodi Williams, Via Carota, I Sodi, Pisellino & Buvette
  • Jeremiah Stone & Fabián von Hauske, Contra & Wildair
  • Threes Brewing

Community partners support our programs with their time, energy, and expertise. Community partners include programming collaborators, pro-bono and volunteer supporters, government funders and policy advocates for our work.


  • Public Support
    • Diana Ayala, City Council Member, District 8
    • Mayor’s Fund, Building Healthy Communities
    • New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
    • NYC Department of Education Office of Sustainability
    • NYC Department of Education
    • USDA
  • Program and Coalition Partners
    • Equity Advocates
    • The Edible Schoolyard Project
    • Edible Schoolyard New Orleans
    • Edible Schoolyard at Camp Treetops and the North Country School
    • Edible Schoolyard Kern County
    • The Edible Schoolyard at  Larchmont Charter School
    • Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum
    • FoodCorps
    • Food Education Coalition at Tisch Food Center
    • National Farm to School Network
    • NYC COVID-19 Food Coalition