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Black Panthers Free Breakfast Program – History of Food as a Tool for Resistance

The fight for fresh, affordable, culturally appropriate food has been part of many social movements throughout history and all over the world. We were inspired by Phat Beets' History of Food as a Tool for ...

 

Exciting Farm Stand Staff Updates!

Since the market season ended in November, several of our staff have made impressive accomplishments. We celebrate them and wish them continued success! Maria (Youth Leader) was accepted to The School of the New York Times ...

 

Photo album: FoodCorps lesson with Ms. July

As part of her service at PS 294, Community Food Action's FoodCorps member, July Alcantara de Martinez, leads lessons in the classroom that incorporate learning around cooking, nutrition, and gardening into the academic standards. On ...

 

Photo album: How to Teach a Cooking Class Training

Community Engagement Specialist Violeta led a follow-up training for after school program staff, after their initial training on how to teach a cooking class with Edible Schoolyard. Staff discussed ways to keep children engaged, practiced ...

 

Career Day at CMSP 327 / Día de las Profesiones en CMSP 327

On February 8th, CMSP 327, the middle school and high school located in the New Settlement Community Campus, held a Career Day to expose its students to different types of careers and allow them to ...

 

Using Food as a Tool in the Classroom / Usando la comida como una herramienta en el aula

FoodCorps member July (right) and Ms. Vargas working together to explain a math problem involving beets Nuestra miembra de FoodCorps July (derecha) y Sra. Vargas trabajando juntas para explicar un problema de matemáticas relacionado con las ...

 

Seeking FoodCorps members for the 2018-2019 school year! Buscando miembros de FoodCorps para el año escolar 2018-2019!

FoodCorps connects kids to healthy food in school, so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential. FoodCorps conecta a los niños con alimentos saludables en la escuela, para que puedan llevar vidas más saludables y ...

 

How to Teach a Cooking Class staff training / Capacitación para el personal sobre cómo enseñar una clase de cocina

On January 10th, Edible Schoolyard NYC and Community Food Action led a training on how to teach a cooking class for nine New Settlement after school program staff. Because many of our after school program staff are ...

 

Photo album – 170 Farm Stand

From July to November 2017, Community Food Action operated a youth-run farm stand selling fresh, naturally-grown local produce every Wednesday. The 170 Farm Stand will be back for its second season in July 2018!

 

Photo album – Trip to McEnroe Organic Farm 2017

Community Food Action program participants, staff from New Settlement's youth programs that do cooking and nutrition education, and the Community Food Action team visited McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton, NY. We toured the animal barns, ...

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