What better dish to help heal than the old favourite Chicken Soup.
Here is a recipe that makes its own stock, you could use a bought stock and a cooked chicken, but it is not as healthy and really not the same.
FRESH (Food Retail Expansion to Support Health) program is a good step to bringing supermarkets to Harlem, but is not enough!
The New York City Council, the Borough Presidents and the City Planning Commission have come up with a program, called the FRESH program that works on giving people reason to develop grocery stores in neighborhoods that have poor access to good food, like Harlem.
The NYC Department of Health has a new ad campaign out to try to get NYers to think twice about drinking sugary beverages (link to press release: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/pr2009/pr057-09.shtml).
I like the ads the health department has put out recently because while they can be shocking and a little gross, if they get people's attention, why not?
Let Us Eat Local Gala
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, 6PM to 10PM
Prince George Hotel Ballroom15 East 27th StreetNew York, NY 10016Between 5th and Madison
Get your tickets here!
Emma Jackson has been fighting for Harlem most of her life. Her recent battle is to keep supermarkets from leaving the community. This interview chronicles her most recent efforts to make sure that residents can get healthy, fresh food at grocery stores in Harlem.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced last week that they will be investing in a commercial kitchen located at La Marqueta in East Harlem.