House Drops Food Stamps from the Farm Bill

Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Farm Bill that did not include funds for Food Stamps.  Read more here (Missing: The Food Stamp Program, NY Times Editorial, 7/12/13).

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) - July 14-21, 2013

HTW # 116: Increasing the number and types of vegetables we eat every day is great for our bodies. If you choose to eat more vegetables, make sure they are not breaded or deep fried or else it cancels out the benefit of the vegetable.

Fresh Bulk Tofu linked to two reported cases of botulism

Non-refrigerated fresh bulk tofu purchased from any New York City market should be disposed of immediately.Botulism is a rare illness carried by food that can be fatal.

Meet My Kidz 2nd Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 19 2017 6:00 pm
Nov 19 2017 8:00 pm

Meet My Kidz presents its 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner in support of our community of the elderly and homeless. All are welcome!

When: Sunday Nov 19th, 2017

Where: Frederick E. Samuel Community Center

           669 Lenox Ave. (143 & 144 & Lenox), New York NY 10037

25th Anniversary of Harlem Holiday Lights

Nov 16 2017 3:00 pm
Nov 16 2017 3:00 pm

Save the date! Harlem’s 125th Street Business Improvement District presents the 25th Anniversary of Harlem Holiday Lights on November 16th!

At this FREE event: there will be interesting events such as:

Healthy Holiday Eating

Nov 16 2017 6:00 pm

It’s about that time of the year. Thanksgiving is coming up and soon Christmas will be here as well. Are you trying to have an enjoyable holiday season but still eat healthy as well? Is it hard to find healthy food/ drinks? Please come out to Healthy Holiday Eating event at Harlem Library presented by Weill Medical Center to learn more about eating healthy.

Healthy Snacking

The Importance of Making Healthy Snacks

Defending SNAP and Child Nutrition After the Election

Dec 15 2016 9:00 am
Dec 15 2016 10:30 pm

Protecting our children's right to healthy food is crucial, now more than ever. Join the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute for a panel discussion on what we can do to ensure our children always have the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy.


In the News: Bringing greenery to the city

Lush gardens and vibrant, colorful produce probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think about New York City. But if Harlem Grown has anything to say about it, that might change.


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