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More low-income New Yorkers to have access to fresh fruits and vegetables
More low-income New Yorkers to have access to fresh fruits and vegetables
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/03/2012 at 1:48PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday announced that for the first time all 138 of the city’s farmers markets will accept Health Bucks coupons, which are good for $2 of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Bloomberg hopes the program will give more low-income New Yorkers access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and help fight obesity in the city. Last [...]

Proposal to close Jackson Heights street for food fair
Proposal to close Jackson Heights street for food fair
News Michael Pantelidis 1/18/2012 at 1:10PM

A local farmers market is promoting a fresh idea for Jackson Heights — converting a serene street into a bustling bazaar. GrowNYC’s Greenmarket, which is the only year-round farmers market in Queens, will present a proposal to Community Board (CB) 3 on January 19, hoping the Jackson Heights community supports the closing of 78th Street [...]