Bushwick Cooks

About RiseBoro's Bushwick Cooks Program

Posted on May 17, 2018 by RiseBoro.

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.

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Comprehensive Community Food & Health Survey

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by RiseBoro.

What's cooking, Bushwick? RiseBoro is in the final month of a comprehensive Community Food & Health Survey and we need your voice! Your thoughts and feedback are critical in identifying Bushwick's challenges and goals with respect to food, nutrition and health. Contact us to request a survey or you can take it online now.

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EcoStation NY Acquistion

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by RiseBoro.

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. 

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NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Health Bucks

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by RiseBoro.

In 2016 RiseBoro coordinated agency-wide participation in the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene's Health Bucks Program. For the 2017 market season, RiseBoro Bushwick Cooks submitted applications on behalf of divisions across the agency for maximum allocation of Health Bucks for Bushwick residents. 

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NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene: Stellar Farmers Markets Demonstrations

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by RiseBoro.

NYC DOH will provide a culinary demonstration professional and all requisite materials to perform live recipe demos at the Maria Hernandez Park market on Saturdays from July through November. 

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NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene: Culinary Nutrition Demonstrations

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Culinary DemoNYC DOH is funding a culinary nutrition demonstration program at the Rheingold Archway Farmers Market on Sundays, featuring live recipe demos from July through November. 

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