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Harlem Grown and its chickens hold a special place in Harlem

By Rachel Osei-Owusu, 2018 Cashin Fellow On June 29th a group of students from P.S. 294, along with their teacher Ms.Nilan, FoodCorps member July Alcantara and Rachel, Community Food Action's Cashin Fellow took a trip to ...


Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement – History of Food as a Tool for Resistance

As gentrification has escalated over the past couple of decades in New York City, the threat of displacement has come to feel inescapable, especially for low income people of color. The concept of who is ...


170 Farm Stand comes back Wednesday, July 11!

July 11 – November 21, 2018 Every Wednesday 2:30-6:30pm, rain or shine! Corner of 170 St. & Townsend Ave, under the mural We accept cash, credit/debit, SNAP, WIC FMNP, Senior FMNP, and Health Bucks. Spend $5 with SNAP, and ...


Farewell Announcement

Community Food Action has bittersweet news to share. After four years with Community Food Action, our Community Engagement Specialist Jenina Podulka is moving on. She is transitioning to do social justice work in a communications ...


Photo album – Community Partnerships and Health Equity panel

At LISC NYC’s Community Partnerships and Health Equity event on April 18th, Community Food Action Program Director Taisy Conk and FoodCorps member July Alcantara sat on a panel about Communities for Healthy Food and the Communities for ...


Photo album – Junior Battle Chef Final Presentation

Bronx Helpers middle school students who have been participating in Junior Battle Chef this year had their final presentation on May 21st. Two teams competed to prepare recipes that they had earned in program, and the ...


Reclaiming Traditional Diets

In May and June, FoodCorps member July and Community Engagement Specialist Jenina co-facilitated a workshop they developed together called Reclaiming Traditional Diets at PS 294's Parent Cooking Club, which July facilitates every month, and at ...


Using the Power of Marketing Against Junk Food

Bronx Helpers performing a skit set in a fast food restaurant.   Beginning in January, a group of middle school students at New Settlement's Bronx Helpers have been working on a countermarketing project in which they learned ...


Earth Day Celebration at PS 42

We are excited to announce that beginning in the 2018-2019 school year we will be hosting a FoodCorps member at a new partner school, PS 42, in addition to our FoodCorps member at PS 294! ...


The United Farmworkers Movement – History of Food as a Tool for Resistance

As you grab some delicious fruit at the farmers market or grocery store, do you ever think about the person who picked it? Farm workers have few rights compared to many other occupations in the ...


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Food Justice Fridays

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Food Justice Fridays

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