About us

Digging in the dirt at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School and Albany High School, the Vegetable Project is a collaborative effort of parents, faculty and other staff members and community partners that supports after-school and summertime Garden Clubs, mentoring, summer jobs for teens; presents classroom lessons; and brings families together for occasional weekend events. The Vegetable Project is a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit corporation.

Here’s our brochure with more.

Board of directors

Greg Amodeo. A lifelong Albany resident, Greg Amodeo has been teaching science in Albany city schools for 28 years. He currently teaches anatomy and physiology and introduction to medical science at Albany High School. He holds a Ph.D. from the University at Albany in curriculum and instruction. He previously served on the board of the Dudley Observatory in Schenectady, the nation’s oldest non-academic organization dedicated to astronomical research.

Dan Curry

Julia Farrant

Carolyn Keefe

Jenny McErlean

Bill Stoneman. Bill Stoneman started a garden program at Myers Middle School in 2009, when his daughter was an eighth grader there. The program grew into the Vegetable Project. Bill earned a master’s degree in teaching after many years in journalism.

David Hopkins, of counsel

Friends of the Vegetable Project

Many ways to participate and contribute

Why a garden? Why the Vegetable Project?

One response to “About us

  1. So excited to learn more about this project! Touring Myers tonight.Fresh, pesticide-free and local food is what our kids need (as do we).

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