Healthy Communities

Our Healthy Communities Initiative engages community members in improving access to healthy, affordable food in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill; supporting residents as they grow their own food; increasing community nutrition education & physical fitness opportunities; cultivating leaders of all ages;  and documenting the food & health needs and desires of our community, especially for those with low incomes and seniors.

Farm Fresh Box

Access fresh, locally grown produce each month by ordering a Farm Fresh Box, available for only $10…

Age Friendly Myrtle Avenue

Through the Age Friendly Myrtle Avenue initiative, we aim to foster a safe, inviting, engaging place for our older adult neighbors…

Fort Greene-Farragut Fresh Pantry

The pantry provides free and fresh produce to residents of Farragut, Ingersoll and Whitman Houses each month…

Community Gardens

Residents of public housing along Myrtle Avenue grow their food and flowers at Ingersoll Garden of Eden & Whitman Victory Garden…

Community Food Assessment

This report was created in collaboration with local residents and food advocates to obtain a `snapshot’ of the local food system…

Community Food Council

The mission of the Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Community Food Council is to link and strengthen community efforts to support healthy eating…

Myrtle Eats Fresh Community Chefs

Through a series of training workshops, Community Chefs solidify basic culinary skills and nutrition knowledge, and learn to share these skills…