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From Green to Gold… Compost is the Way to Go!

You already know you can donate some of your unwanted items to MFTA, but what do you do with your unwanted and inedible food waste and scrap vegetation? We have one word for you: COMPOST! Let’s face it, to the … Continue reading

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Vital Theatre presents “Show Way”

The Vital Theatre, an MFTA recipient since 2001, presents Show Way, a musical that traces a family’s history, and the contours of a culture, through quilting. In Show Way, Toshi Georgiana looks for a beloved family heirloom. As she searches, … Continue reading

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Give your classroom a Creative Infusion with MFTA’s P Credit course for teachers

Creative Infusion: Art & Reuse in the Classroom Introduction to Project Based Learning | Starts Saturday, April 27 Learn the basics of differentiating instruction by integrating creative projects into all content areas. With the guidance of MFTA’s master teaching artist, … Continue reading

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P Credit Course for Teachers: Help all students learn with hands-on, project-based learning

Project Based Learning: Reuse in ELA Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects | Starts Saturday, February 9 Build student success by learning to use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA for classroom projects and presentations. These … Continue reading

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Rise up for MFTA

The MFTA Nation is a large and energetic one. We love hearing good news stories about our recipients and donors and are always happy to share their work with our friends.  Recently, we received a check through Crowdrise an online … Continue reading

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TEACHERS – Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts tomorrow – Register today!

Our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts this Saturday. For more information, or to register today, click here.

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New start date for Paper: From Pulp to Fiction is November 10

Due to the storm, we have rescheduled the first session of our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction. The original start date, Saturday, November 3, has been moved to the following Saturday, November 10. The course meets for … Continue reading

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Paper: From Pulp to Fiction, our P credit course for teachers starts next Saturday!

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction In-depth Paper Course Starts Saturday, November 10 (Rescheduled from November 3 start date) This course explores the history, production, and uses of paper with connections in social studies, science, math, and language arts. Participants will … Continue reading

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TEACHERS: Learn to compost in the classroom tomorrow at BBG

Teacher Workshop: Worm Composting in the Classroom Wednesday, October 3, 6 – 9 pm at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Working with worms in the classroom is a great hands-on way to teach ecology, recycling, and gardening. Learn how to set up … Continue reading

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Wishing our students, teachers, families, and staff a great year!

The staff of MFTA wishes our City’s students, teachers, families, and school staff the best of luck for the year as they start classes today! After a hard day learning or teaching you might crave an aspirin, but try some … Continue reading

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