AgTech X is NYC’s go-to resource for learning, collaboration, and inspiration in the Urban Farming and AgTech space.
Bronx CookSpace is operated by WHEDco, a nonprofit community development organization that believes all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities. WHEDco provides resources that help South Bronx neighborhoods thrive: from high-quality early childhood education to commercial revitalization. Learn more at http://whedco.org/bronx-cookspace.
Community Food Action at New Settlement Apartments advances community wellbeing in the Mt. Eden neighborhood of the Bronx by embedding holistic education around food issues into local institutions, developing community leadership, and integrating healthful, sustainably sourced, and fairly produced food into the food environment.
Our primary mission is to distribute food packages to whoever is hungry as we are an organization combating hunger affecting the children and our community families. Over the years our clients have increased, many people who are under-employed, unemployed, or run into financial problems. Children are the most at risk and the number of families continues to increase each year.
New York Common Pantry is dedicated to reducing hunger throughout New York City while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency.
Developing pathways to food justice in Washington Heights and Inwood.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Health’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Mission: Keeping Americans healthy & strong especially, underserved communities by preventing obesity and obesity-related suffering.
Brighter Green is a public policy action tank that works to raise awareness of and encourage policy action on issues that span the environment, animals, and sustainability. Based in New York, Brighter Green works in the U.S. and internationally with a focus on the countries of the global South and a strong commitment to ensuring and expanding equity and rights.
On its own and in partnership with other organizations and individuals, Brighter Green generates and incubates research and project initiatives that are both visionary and practical. It produces publications, websites, documentary films, and programs to illuminate public debate among policy-makers, activists, communities, influential leaders, and the media, with the goal of social transformation at local and international levels.
The BronxCare Diabetes Center of Excellence (mission) is to empower individuals with diabetes self-education management skills necessary to improve their quality of life; to engage the patient to be an integral part of the diabetes team, create an interactive, open and safe environment, and to provide comprehensive care for individuals living with diabetes. The goals are to provide current evidence-based practice to all individuals that come to the diabetes center; to create an interactive, open, and safe environment at the diabetes center; to enable individuals to be proactive in their healthcare and to take charge through education, self-management, coaching, empowerment and referrals in the community.