Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Bronx Food Summit--This Saturday!

Learn how Bronx residents and community organizations are addressing the lack of affordable, fresh food in the Bronx. Attend workshops, watch cooking demos, meet people that share your interest in eating healthy. The conference is FREE.

Click here for more info: http://bronxboropres.nyc.gov/foodsummit/talk.html

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Parents and Youth Learn How to Grow Basil at Home

On April 10th, René and Alison (Turf CSA members), led an indoor herb garden workshop for parents and youth in our community at Parkchester Public Library. Participants learned how to recycle plastic soda bottles by turning them into miniature greenhouses that will germinate basil seeds in the upcoming month. This workshop will be followed by an indoor herb potting workshop in May in which parents and youth will transplant the basil plants they have been growing at home into window garden pots. These indoor herb garden workshops are part of a larger Herb Garden Project between Turf and Parkchester Public Library that is design not only to help parents and youth learn how to grow indoor herbs, but also to encourage them to make nutritional meals with fresh herbs grown at home.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Stop 'N' Swap

Do you have items at home that you no longer use? Instead of throwing them out, try something fun that will also help the environment. Bring them to Grow NYC’s Stop ‘N” Swap. These community swaps are organized throughout the year. The next Stop ‘N’ Swap is on Sunday, April 25, 10am-2pm at the Riverdale Y Environmental Fair, 5625 Arlington Ave off 256th St. For more info go to: http://www.cenyc.org/swap

Info provided by Ildiko, Turf CSA Member