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In anticipation of Harlem Grown's Earth Day festival, Sandra Bookman sat down with the founder, Tony Hillery, and CEO of SJ Edwards Inc., Sharon Davis to discuss how Davis helped Harlem Grown receive nearly half a million dollars in funding from the Employee Retention Credit.

HARLEM, New York (WABC) -- Harlem Grown, a leader in sustainable urban farming in New York City, is celebrating Earth Day with a big community festival on Saturday.

Harlem Grown's Earth Day Festival will take place Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event, at 116 W. 134th St., is free and open to the public. Activities will include free food tastings, upcycled crafts, and dance.

Founded in 2011, Harlem Grown espouses a mission to "grow healthy children" through access to sustainable urban farming at any of their 13 farm sites in the city and through mentorship.

The organization highlights six core values: Community, Diversity, Food Sovereignty, Future Generations, Equity and Adaptability.

To attend, register for the festival here.