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As CSA Program Manager at Just Food, Paula Lukats realizes that being able to buy and eat healthy food is something that affects all New Yorkers-but that some of us find more challenging than others. Here she talks about what "food justice" means and how you can get involved in the New York City movement to make sure good food is available for all!
Harlem Word: Paula Lukats explains that CSAs don’t just bring you fresh food; they show you how to use them
Paula Lukats loves working with communities to give them choices and control about the food they eat. She runs the CSA Program at Just Food, a non-profit with the goal of bringing fresh and healthy food to New York City residents. Just Food also wants its members to learn how to cook the vegetables they get directly from farmers in the New York area. Find out more below!
Paula Lukats, the CSA Program Manager at Just Food first became involved with CSAs by becoming a CSA member herself. Working with NYC community members, she has helped to create more than 80 Just Food CSAs so that New Yorkers can buy good, fresh food. If you live in Harlem, look into joining one of the many CSA located here!
Salt reduction is in the headlines again!
I read a Reuters article today which basically says that if Americans reduce their salt, they can prevent a lot of illnesses such as stroke, heart attack and death.
Here is an excerpt from the article, I put the link below:
Becoming a member of a CSA is a great way to get fresh, local vegetables and fruits all summer long at an affordable price. Paula Lukats, CSA Program Manager of Just Food, explains that joining a CSA is possible for anyone no matter how little time or money you have!
As Program Manager for the CSA Program at Just Food, Paula Lukats knows a lot about the importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables. One way to get better access to fresh food is by joining a CSA. Don't know what a CSA is? Find out here!
First trans fat, then calories, now salt! The NYC Department of Health is trying to get restaurants and companies who package foods to reduce the salt in their products. Yes!
Harlem Word: Paula Lukats tells us about Just Food, a non-profit organization providing fresh food to NYC
Paula Lukats is the Program Manager of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program at Just Food. Her program helps people in NYC to get fresh food, like she had growing up in rural Ohio.