RiseBoro's Bushwick Cooks Program is a holistic approach to food access, improving Bushwick community health and sustainable wellness.
For forty years, RiseBoro Community Partnership has advocated for and served the north Brooklyn community. Through the Bushwick Cooks initiative, the agency extends its practice of culturally competent community development to address the social determinants of health, meet the local need for nutrition, fitness and preventative care, and to coordinate services and programs across RiseBoro's diverse departments.
Join RiseBoro every Saturday & Sunday to enjoy fresh produce local products and experiences that celebrate Bushwick's multicultural heritage and trendy character
We speak English and Spanish, accept cash and credit at all our markets, and encourage the use of SNAP, WIC and other nutrition benefits ready at our Saturday and Sunday markets.
Cash, credit, SNAP and WIC accepted ∙ FREE culinary & nutrition demonstrations ∙ Youth Arts Workshops by ArtsXRhymes
Bushwick Cooks is holding a 10 week Urban Agriculture for Veterans program on RiseBoro's farm from August 20th, 2018 to October 22nd, 2018. A stipend will be offered. Participants will work within agricultural, sanitation, and labor positions, gaining skills necessary for entry-level gardening, horticulture, or composting jobs.
Now accepting applications. If you are veteran, pick up an application at:
90 Beaver Street
Brooklyn NY, 11206
Applications are due July 9th.
Contact Program Manager Androniki Lagos at email@example.com for more information.
RiseBoro has begun formal acquisition of community partner, EcoStation:NY, to meet the Bushwick Cooks programmatic goal of maintaining and expanding community nutrition access and food literacy.