Programs like Food Bank for New York City’s Green Sidewalks can sometimes reach up to 2,000 New Yorkers a day.
In addition to championing the sensory pleasures of home cooking, Leanne Brown’s book was designed to address a specific social problem: the struggle to survive on SNAP.
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If you haven’t signed up for a CSA yet, you should consider joining one of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger’s sites, which make healthy, organic, fresh vegetables particularly affordable and accessible to community members of all income levels.