FOOD LOVERS - LIVE AND GIVE: SUPPORT THOSE WHO SUPPORT OUR
FRIENDS IN NEED.
Meet the Woman Helping Change
the Way Brooklyn Eats: Reverend Melony Samuels, the founder of the largest food pantry
in the borough, is fighting poverty
and changing her neighborhood’s
relationship to healthy food.
Civil Eats by Julia Devin March 21, 2019
On May 15th, God’s Love We Deliver hosts A
very special Community Table Event with a "food
as medicine" inspired cooking demonstration and
conversation with Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy
Tavern and Dr. Robert Graham, a Harvard-trained phyisian,
food activist, chef and co-founder of Fresh Medicine.
Purchase tickets here..
Night Out for No Kid Hungry on May 29, 2019 in NYC. Join up for
a one-of-a-kind dining experience
with 15 top chefs tableside in
support of No Kid Hungry's work
to end childhood hunger in America.
34th Annual Chef's Tribute To Citymeals: On June 10, 2019 at 7:30pm at Rockefeller
Center. For the past 33 years, Citymeals
has gathered the most brilliant minds in
today’s culinary scene at Rockefeller
Center to prepare and present unique dishes to over 1,000
tables or tickets
for your organization?
Jamba will deliver smoothies to
your event, collect the money, promote the event, and donate a
percentage of proceeds to the organization of your choice.
PARKS / GARDENS / KEEPIN' IT GREEN
The Lower East Side Ecology Center Opens
Applications for the 2019 Master Composter
Family Art Project: In the Flow at Wave Hill on
Saturday, May 25th. Overlooking the Hudson River,
a tidal estuary where salty sea water meets fresh water
runing off the land, we use wax resist and inks to find
your flow as you make artwork inspired by this bounti-
Free, and admission to the grounds is free
Edenwald Green Neighborhoold Forest Restoration, May 18th
from 9 AM - 12 PM.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas
in Seton Falls Park! You will learn how to identify and
safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a
Beautification Volunteer Day with The Women of Woodlawn In conjunction with
Friends of Van Cortlandt on Saturday,
June 1st from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Our
hands-on service projects will improve the Northeast section
of Van Cortlandt Park
and Woodlawn playground.
Project WASTE (Water and Street Trash Elimination) Volunteer Event
on Saturday, June
22nd at 10 AM. This project is one of Bronx
Alliance's Citizen Science stewardship project focused on
reduction of trash pollution.
Celebrate Summer Solstice Weekend at the
New York Botanical
Garden's Edible Academy
Enjoy the first big harvest of the growing
season with music, recipes,
garden and craft activities.
Celebrate Summer Solstice Weekend at the New
York Botanical Garden's Edible Academy
June 22-23, 2019.
Enjoy the first big harvest of the growing
season with music, recipes, garden and craft activities.
NEWS / INNOVATION:
want to tell people that their
desire for clean air and clean
water is elitist?
Tell that to the kids in the south Bronx who are suffering
from the highest rates of childhood
asthma in the country. Tell that to the families of
-Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Bonus Quote of the
Day, March 27, 2019 Political Wire by Taegan Goddard
Carts and Trucks Will Soon Learn their ABCs: The
NYC's letter grading program
on restaurants is now being
applied to food carts and trucks, according to the New York
of Health and Mental Hygiene. Mobile food
vendors will begin receiving grades in December
2018 and will be subjected to a similar scoring system
as restaurants, receiving points for violations that will
add up to a total inspection score corresponding to a grade
of “A,” “B,” or “C.”
How the Son
of Immigrants Quit Wall Street
to Feed the Hungry. A
small non-profit is saving high-quality leftover food before it
gets thrown away and diverting it to needy New Yorkers: It's 10 minutes after closing time and kitchen workers are
busy cleaning up an empty Tribeca restaurant. What remains
of the day’s menu has been dropped into tin trays that are
waiting for pickup. Just a few years ago, the food that
didn’t make it into a $10 lunch bowl would have been thrown
away, trucked out of town and left to rot in a landfill.
these leftovers are headed to
a different location.
Read more on Politico...
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