“You shouldn’t have to be wealthy to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Councilman Rafael Salamanca Jr., adding that the Health Bucks program is “a great way to improve low-income access to NYC farmers markets.”
A looming strike has been averted at the Hunts Point Produce Market, as workers voted today to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement.
The creamy, rum and coconut-based drink is not only a signal that the holiday season is upon us, it is a ritual that each family has a secret recipe for.
The stretch of Aldus Street between Southern Boulevard and Hoe Avenue was filled with mountains of food, clothes and supplies on the last Saturday of September, as people from around the neighborhood convened in support for Puerto Rico and Mexico disaster relief.
Libertad Urban Farm continues to operate as a lifeline of healthy food for residents, even as Longwood undergoes a construction boom that is transforming the neighborhood.
Swale, a floating food forest created by a Brooklyn artist, debuted at Concrete Plant Park a year ago and returned in early July, transported by tugboat from Brooklyn at the end of June.