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Welcome, to this Season's Farm Stand Crew!

Community Food Action

By Gus Stavroulakis, Youth and Farm Stand Coordinator With a new fall comes a cornucopia of fresh produce for the 170 Farm Stand to provide to the community. This year has been a challenging year, with ...

 

Community Food Action Celebrates New Staff!

Community Food Action

We are grateful and fortunate to be able to once more host FoodCorps at New Settlement, and we’re stoked to introduce you to our Service Members for the new academic year 2020-2021!  Katya, who will be serving ...

 

SNAP in the Era of COVID

Community Food Action

By Dyana Sanaycela, Cashin Fellow The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) dates back to 1939 and was instituted to address widespread unemployment and food surpluses. Those on food assistance received stamps when purchasing food which were then used to ...

 

Bittersweet Ends and Outdoor Dreams

Community Food Action

By Maria Caicedo  The end of the school year is always bittersweet. This year’s is feeling EXTRA bittersweet for us as we reflect back on the effects of COVID-19. On the one hand, it’s sweet that remote learning made it possible for students all over the country to continue with their educational journeys over the ...

 

Shuba Maniram is elected to the CACNY Board!

College Access Center

Congratulations to Shuba Maniram, a College Advisor at New Settlement's College Access Center for being elected to the Board of the College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY)! CACNY is the leading convener of college ...

 

Celebrating the Small Victories While Teaching During COVID

Community Food Action

By Mary Bannister On Monday, March 16th, New York City public schools closed, with no notice of reopening anytime soon. My desk at PS 294 has an abandoned stack of papers on it under my cheery ...

 

Join Us! We're Looking for a Seasonal Culinary Educator!

Community Food Action

About New Settlement and Community Food Action: New Settlement Apartments is a settlement house based in the Mt. Eden community of the Southwest Bronx, with a 27-year demonstrated commitment to increasing preparedness and access to safe ...