Post Tagged with: "healthier food options"

Lidia Gomez prepares soup at her Los Hermanos bodega on Jackson Avenue. (Photo by Paula Moura via Mott Haven Herald)

Campaign to Promote Healthy Foods in Bodegas

Bronx, Food, Health February 26, 2018 at 4:41 pm

The nonprofits working alongside the city’s Health Department on the Healthy Bodegas Initiative have started a marketing campaign to help bodegas promote healthy eating, reports Mott Haven Herald.

The novelty utensil-free "kamayan" spread at Kabayan. (Photo via The FilAm)

Three Filipino Restaurants Join ‘Heart-Healthy’ Campaign

Food, Health, Queens, Southeast Asian February 23, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Kabayan, Payag Restaurant, and Tito Rad’s Grill in Queens are on board for an initiative of the Kalusugan Coalition, a nonprofit promoting healthy lifestyles in the Filipino community, reports The FilAm.

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Food Stamp Users Spending More on Farmers’ Markets

Food, Government, In the News, Latino May 23, 2013 at 10:08 am

The use of food stamps to purchase fresh produce from farmers’ markets has increased by 30 percent, particularly in predominantly Latino neighborhoods, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

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There’s a Way to Eat Organic and Not Go Bankrupt

Food, Health, In the News April 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm

For many families from low-income neighborhoods in New York City, organic fruits and vegetables are unaffordable. But there’s a program through which families can get fresh, pesticide-free produce at reasonable prices, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Mott Haven's newest resident gets a big hello.

Chickens come to roost in Brook Park

Bronx, Culture, Featured Posts October 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Bronx organizations brought a chicken coop to Brook Park in an effort to give the neighborhood healthier food options.