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Shout Out to our Funders!

Community Food Action depends on support from private and public partners and the business community to carry out our work. We want to share appreciations from our current funders, from small grants that support a ...

 

Coming Home

By Emily Cardenas, 2019 Cashin Fellow Home is the Bronx. It’s the booming music shaking your bones as you walk down the avenue to your local pizza shop. It’s the open fire hydrants showering cars and ...

 

Find the Thyme to Grow Some Herbs

By Emily Cardenas, 2019 Cashin Fellow I fear salads. Their mysterious toppings and agonizing crunch have made it so hard to enjoy them, especially since they weren’t part of my diet growing up. I was taught ...

 

170 Farm Stand is back Wednesday, July 10th!

July 10 – November 27, 2019 Every Wednesday 2:30-6:30pm, rain or shine! Corner of 170 St. & Townsend Ave, under the mural We are thrilled to bring back our youth-run farm stand to serve up the food our ...

 

Rediscovering Our Weed-Like Qualities

Absorbed by the day-to-day of our lives, we find it hard to pause and appreciate the simple things; the lush green of the plants, the scent of the flowers, the flight of the birds. And ...

 

How to Practice Food Justice: A Reflection on a Year of Service

As I moved through the year as a FoodCorps service member and part of Community Food Action, the difficulty of effectively implementing what is commonly known as “food justice” has become more and more apparent ...

 

Our Blossoming Leaders: Introducing the 2019 Crew Leaders

During the farm stand season, our team at Community Food Action expands to include our Youth Leaders. In addition to this role, we also have Crew Leaders, youth returning for a second year of work ...

 

Think on This: Como tú

Our team at Community Food Action understands that we are working in a political landscape that is attempting to create an American identity through exclusion. This is a mistaken path, one that is also responsible ...

 

Restorative Justice Takes Root in the Bronx

After years of agitation and calls for change by affected communities, there are a robust number of initiatives on the local and national level to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Although rates of suspensions are declining ...

 

The Truth About the Decade of Fire, by “One of Our Own”

Vivian Vázquez asked the Bronx teens if they had heard derogatory comments about their borough. Hands shot up. Vázquez’s new documentary film Decade of Fire gets to the root of this damaging label, which persists ...

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Upcoming Events

Wed 25

170 Farm Stand

September 25 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Oct 02
Oct 04

Youth Leaders Program

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oct 09
Oct 15

PS 294 and PS 311 Schoolwide Wellness Council

October 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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