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JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES CREATION OF JACOB’S HARVEST, THE FIRST BOTTLED PRODUCE FROM ITS NEW ROOFTOP FARM

July 25, 2022

NEW YORK (July 25, 2022) – The Javits Center today announced the creation of Jacob’s Harvest, a new line of pickled produce from the convention center’s new one-acre rooftop farm. The bottled produce is harvested directly from the rooftop farm – which was completed last year as part of a 1.2 million square-foot expansion – and will be distributed to customers and visitors to raise awareness about the venue’sroof-to-table culinary program. Managed by urban farming company Brooklyn Grange, the rooftop farm is in its first full season and is expected to generate up to 40,000 pounds of annual produce. From arugula to zucchini, the various crops being grown are incorporated into the customized meals served during events on site. The first 250 jars of Jacob’s Harvest are comprised of...[read full story]


 

TWO NEW BIRD SPECIES IDENTIFIED ON THE JAVITS CENTER’S GREEN ROOF, THE LARGEST GREEN ROOF IN NEW YORK STATE

June 14, 2022

NEW YORK (June 14, 2022) – Two new bird species have been identified on the nearly 7-acre green roof of the Javits Center, a unique wildlife sanctuary on Manhattan’s West Side. With the observation of the two new bird species this spring, Killdeer and Ovenbird, a total of 37 bird species have been identified on the green roof since 2014, as well as five bat species and thousands of arthropods (insects). Led by the New York Convention Center Development Corporation (NYCCDC), the construction of the 6.75-acre green roof – the largest of its kind in...[read full story]


 

Governor Hochul Announces New Rooftop Farm Atop the Javits Center Joins NYS Grown & Certified Program to Celebrate Earth Week

April 19, 2022

NEW YORK (April 19, 2022) – In celebration of Earth Week, Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the new one-acre rooftop farm at the Javits Center has joined the New York State Grown & Certified program, a statewide effort that identifies local producers who adhere to higher standards in terms of food safety and environmental stewardship. Located more than eight stories above street level, the working farm was completed last year as part of a 1.2 million square-foot, state-of-the-art expansion of the Javits Center on Manhattan’s West Side. Each year, the farm is expected to generate up to...[read full story]


GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW TASTE NY BISTRO AT THE JAVITS CENTER

September 26, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES RFP PROCESS TO START CONSTRUCTION ON THE JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER THIS YEAR

September 12, 2016


 

JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES LIVE VIDEO WEB STREAM FROM ITS GREEN ROOF, A NEARLY 7-ACRE HABITAT FOR WILDLIFE

July 15, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE LARGEST EVER SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW TO MANHATTAN’S WEST SIDE

June 27, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF MAJOR JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER EXPANSION

June 20, 2016


 

MORE THAN 1,100 BIRD SIGHTINGS AND 17 BIRD SPECIES OBSERVED ON THE JAVITS CENTER’S GREEN ROOF IN 2015

April 26, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE FIFTH ANNUAL GREEN FESTIVAL, THE LARGEST AND LONGEST-RUNNING SUSTAINABILITY EVENT IN THE UNITED STATES

April 15, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE INTERNATIONAL VISION EXPO AND CONFERENCE TO MANHATTAN’S WEST SIDE

April 15, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FROM DESIGN-BUILD TEAMS FOR MAJOR EXPANSION OF JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER

April 12, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO KICKS OFF THE 2016 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE SHOW AT THE JAVITS CENTER

March 26, 2016


 

JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW CAMERA SYSTEM ALLOWING CUSTOMERS TO VIEW EXHIBITS REMOTELY FROM MOBILE DEVICES

March 21, 2016


 

JAVITS CENTER AND CENTERPLATE ANNOUNCE ONLINE CATERING AND DELIVERY SERVICES FOR EVENT MANAGERS AND EXHIBITORS

February 16, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE 113TH NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR WITH 33,000 PARTICIPANTS

February 10, 2016


 

7TH PROPOSAL OF GOVERNOR CUOMO'S 2016 AGENDA: DRAMATIC EXPANSION OF THE JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER TO ATTRACT MORE EVENTS AND STIMULATE REGIONAL ECONOMY

January 07, 2016


 

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