Teens for Food Justice recently conducted an audit of bodegas and grocery stores in so-called food deserts in the Bronx and Brooklyn.
Brownsville Community Culinary Center offers a 40-week paid training program, helping a rotating cohort of neighborhood residents pursue careers in food.
The owners make blueberry muffins, lemon cakes, jerk chicken and macaroni and cheese from scratch.
Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 are now available for public health initiatives in Brownsville, Red Hook and Fort Greene.
The first sighting of Carolina Country Store — a time warp in the midst of the parade of fast-food outlets, car washes and dollar stores — holds the promise of what you’re more likely to see driving down the stretch of I-95 through the Carolinas.
Many farmers take a break while the fields are frozen. Not Zach Pickens. He’s in the business of saving and selling “Rooftop Ready” seeds that are regionally adapted for New York City gardens.
A fateful bike route and some Kickstarter seed money yield a vibrant school garden.
In 1838, a prosperous African American dockworker purchased land in Brooklyn; as a village blossomed, it took his name.