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Just a Reminder

Just a reminder the last day of our farmers market is November 16th. In efforts to continue access to fresh and affordable foods all year long, our first Winter CSA Program will start December 2013. Enjoy fresh produce during the winter season with a once a month pick up. Available December, January, February and March. $35/month, […]

East New York Farms is looking for Community Educators

East New York Farms! is working with the Pioneering Healthy Communities Network (based out of the North Brooklyn YMCA) to recruit a new class of Community Educators this winter. Community Educators are people are who trained to spread the word about food justice and community health by conducting presentations and cooking demonstrations throughout our community. Community educators receive […]

Job openings – ENYF Project Director and UCC Development Associate

This year, East New York Farms! turned 15. As we reach this milestone, we have exciting news to share with our friends and members. As many of you know, I will be leaving my position as ENYF Project Director this fall. I am thrilled to announce that David Vigil, our former Farm Manager and current Youth Program Director, […]

Save the Date! Celebrating Our Seniors

The Aging in New York Fund invites you to participate in its inaugural event: Celebrating Our Seniors – A Walk Through Time. Please consider supporting the Fund by either joining an existing team or creating your own team and walking to celebrate all things senior! Celebrating Our Seniors ‐ A Walk Through Time is a […]

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Feds Expose Subway Riders to Chemical Gas, Admits Ignorance to Health Effects

We’re not sure about the health risks, but we’re going to gas you anyway. Kit Daniels July 10, 2013 UPDATE: The article on the alleged MTA notice, which we previously linked to, is now gone. However, upon further research, the Brookhaven National Laboratory has information on the Perfluorocarbons used in the terrorist response […]

What’s Happening NYC! July 2013 | Monthly Events & Opportunities

Hurricane Relief Grants Citizens Committee for New York City is awarding grants of $2,000 to support volunteer-led hurricane relief efforts. We are offering this short-term, high-impact grant opportunity because we understand that Sandy relief efforts go beyond the immediate aftermath. The grants are to help increase the overall capacity of volunteer groups to provide relief […]

Mayor Updates City’s Hurricane Evacuation Zones

Posted by C. Zawadi Morris (Editor) | BedStuyPatch   Evacuation Zones 1 through 6 have replaced Zones A, B and C Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno on Tuesday announced an updated zone schedule for the City’s hurricane evacuation zones. Evacuation Zones 1 through 6 are replacing the previous Zones […]

City Parks Foundation Kicks-off Free Summer Sports Programs in Brooklyn Parks

This article was written by Caitlin Nolan.  Budding athletes across the borough won’t have to travel far to become skilled in a variety of sports this summer, as the City Parks Foundation launches its 2013 Summer Sports Program July 1. The program gives children ages 6 to 16 the opportunity to participate in free tennis […]

Job openings – ENYF Project Director and UCC Development Associate

Dear friends, We are opening up a new search for a Project Director, with an updated job description. I will be staying on as Project Director through the fall. Our parent organization, UCC, is also hiring a Development Associate. This is a new position, and the development associate will work closely with the ENYF Project […]