Community Corner Returns to Fort Greene Park

Fri, Sep 23rd, 2016

FREE Face Painting and Cooking Demonstrations featuring produce
from GrowNYC Fort Greene Greenmarket Every Saturday!

The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP) Healthy Communities’
“Community Corner” initiative will have programming for families on Saturdays from
July 23rd – October 22nd, 10am – 3pm.

At the Community Corner, participants can discover and taste healthy recipes, be
introduced to local farmers and their products, find affordable grocery options and
learn how to use EBT/SNAP, WIC/FMNP checks, and Health Bucks at the Fort Greene
Park Greenmarket. Each week, there will also be different family friendly events and
Community Chef Demonstrations where you can receive $2 -$4 in Health Bucks to use
at Greenmarket. Stop by to support the local greenmarket and learn how to shop fresh,
healthy, and locally on a budget! See you on the Corner!

Community Corner Special Events Schedule:

July 30th
Noon- 3pm: FREE Bike helmet fitting and giveaway, sponsored by MARP, DOT & Citibike
11am – 1pm: FREE Face painting

September 10th

Fit in the 35th Community Jamboree 12pm – 3pm

*Check back often – free, fun events will be added throughout the season!*

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