One-stop Health Food Shop In West Harlem Entices Residents\' Palates


The West Harlem Community Center Healthy Food Hub offers a one-stop health food shop to bring healthy food options for low-income residents.

An empty, commercial property was transformed into a healthy food pantry, where community residents can pick their own fresh food, sign up for food stamps, achieve a week-to-week market share with the Corbin Hill Food Project, and pick up healthy cooking tips from classes conducted by local chefs. This was all made possible by the Food Bank for New York City and City Harvest.

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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Food Distribution

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products. Baby Food Suppliers; Brown Bag Programs; Commodity Distribution; Emergency Food; Food Aid Programs; Food Banks; Food Baskets; Food Clearinghouse Programs; Food Closet Programs; Food Gleaning Programs; Food Lines; Food Pantry Programs; Food Supplement Distribution; Food Vouchers; Groceries on Wheels; Grocery Vouchers; Sack Lunches/Dinners; Surplus Commodity Distribution

Federal Programs Related to - Meal Distribution

Programs that provide supplementary nutrition for low-income, indigent, elderly and/or disabled people which may include hot meals, snacks, or milk for children. Adult Care Feeding; Adult Care Food Programs; Child & Adult Care Food; Child Care Feeding Programs; Child Care Food Programs; Child Nutrition Programs; Congregate Meals; Group Meals; Home Delivered Meals; Homeless Meals; Hot Meals; Low-Cost Meal Programs; Meal Vouchers; Meals for Homeless People;; Meals on Wheels; Milk Programs; Nutrition Sites; School Breakfasts; School Lunch Programs; Senior Nutrition Sites; Soup Kitchens; Summer Food Service Programs;

    Federal Programs Related to - Hunger Action

    Programs which seek to alleviate and prevent hunger. Includes domestic and international programs.

    Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

    Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

    Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.

    Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other

    Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.

      Federal Programs Related to - Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other

      Programs that provide information and services that endeavor to improve food resources and to ensure that the basic nutritional needs of the community are met.


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