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South Bronx Food Market wins small business award

South Bronx Food Market wins small business award

Business February 2, 2017 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven start-up is one of three small businesses in the Bronx to win an entrepreneurship award for innovative business plans that set environmental sustainability as a priority.

Food is still gross on school menus

Food is still gross on school menus

Education November 17, 2016 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

One local teacher is teaching children learn how to grow their own food in a garden behind the school. None of them had ever picked a fruit or vegetable before.

Farmers market strives to keep prices affordable

Farmers market strives to keep prices affordable

Economy November 4, 2016 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Prices are higher but food is better, customers say If you had less than $50 dollars to spend on groceries this week – the amount that low-income New Yorkers receive in nutritional assistance – would you spend $5 on a dozen eggs? How about $10 on a pound of ground beef? Some BronxRead More

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Business, Health, Uncategorized October 28, 2016 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Salad is part of a campaign by area nonprofits to bring healthier food to local restaurants and bodegas.

Local food & drink tourism booms

Local food & drink tourism booms

Culture, Economy October 12, 2016 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

This “Savor the Bronx – Brewery & Distillery” tour has offered insights into the thriving craft-beverage business in the Bronx since May, and most tours have been sold out.

Green Worker Cooperatives celebrates Sancochazo

Green Worker Cooperatives celebrates Sancochazo

Culture, Parks October 10, 2016 at 12:34 am 0 comments

The summer heat broke just in time for The Big Bronx Sancochazo at Brook Park on Sept. 24. GreenWorker Cooperatives sponsored the Saturday program to inform residents about their organization and their ideals, and to stir up interest among locals. The South Bronx-based group helps promote and create worker-owned local businessesRead More

Bakery offers a taste of the old South Bronx

Bakery offers a taste of the old South Bronx

Business September 9, 2016 at 3:33 pm 1 comment

The freshly-baked Cuban style bread and hot breakfast options attract former Bronxites returning for a taste of home, teachers from surrounding schools, construction workers and cops, among others.

Volunteers revive neglected garden

Volunteers revive neglected garden

Health, Parks June 24, 2016 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

On June 22, residents and green space advocates gathered to celebrate the reopening of a long-venerated community garden that had fallen on hard times.