Congratulations to the We Are The Bronx Fellowship 2014 Grant Winners!
THE POINT's Juicing Culture Project will engage youth in juicing workshops aimed at improving access to healthy foods in the South Bronx and educating young people about how to make nutritious choices.
Mott Hall Charter School will provide weekly multi-lingual live cooking classes run by students and faculty, including tastings, nutrition lectures, recipe handouts, and local ingredients.
The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club - Castle Hill Unit will engage youth in cooking and nutrition classes using a multi-disciplinary approach and will encourage these youth to share these new skills and practices with their families.
Through Bronx House's The Bronx Is Cooking program, instructor chefs will teach Bronx families how to shop for fresh foods, understand nutrition labels, and cook tasty dishes.
La Familia Verde Community Garden Coalition's Food Shed Project will develop an up-to-date map where Bronxites can locate health food locations, such as farmers markets, green carts, fruit and vegetable stores, restaurants, food pantries, and soup kitchens.
The Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP)'s Morivivi Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Initiative will provide nutrition education, healthy food provisions, and community engagement activities for women and children fleeing from situations of domestic violence and abuse.
New Settlement Apartment's Bronx Helpers Program will implement the Teen Battle Chef (TBC) programs of FamilyCook Productions; they will hire graduates of the Bronx Helpers Program to be trained as Community Food Educators who will then give a series of workshops and cooking demonstrations for their communities.