Health

In Melrose, class learns healthy eating one recipe at a time

In Melrose, class learns healthy eating one recipe at a time

Health December 8, 2009 at 6:56 pm 3 comments

The South Bronx Food Cooperative hosts the cooking class across the street from its store. Everyone from the mainly low-income community is welcome at the classes to learn how to prepare vegetables available at the co-op using easy, yet creative recipes.

Windmills and sun power Melrose buildings

Windmills and sun power Melrose buildings

Environment, Health, Housing December 7, 2009 at 4:30 pm 2 comments

The Eltona is the first affordable housing development in New York City to qualify for the highest rating a green building can get, called LEED Platinum. The Bronx itself is home to 86 percent of the LEED certified-for-home units in the state.

Mott Haven gardens reap a bountiful harvest

Mott Haven gardens reap a bountiful harvest

Environment, Health, Parks October 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

Urban farmers won’t rest when the last crop is picked On a warm weekday morning in September, Valeria Cantero arrives at Brook Park, on Brook Avenue between 140th and 141st streets. She opens the gate with a key and locks up behind herself. After leaving her things in the centerRead More