Project EATS

Project EATS
Organization Name:
Project EATS
Primary Address 1:
336 West 37th St. #1040
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10018
Other Locations 1:
Brownsville, East New York and Crown Heights, Brooklyn; Park Hill, Staten Island; Hollis Avenue, Queens, West Harlem, Randall’s Island
Long Organization Description:

Mission: To create a fair society, where the resources people need for health and well-being are produced sustainably and shared equitably.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 612-1528
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Linda Goode Bryant
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email
How often does your organization use social media?:
3x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
12 farms in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. 30,000 lbs. of food grown and distributed in 2016. Worked with 2,000 students in 2016.
Community members (approx.):
300
Number of volunteers:
400 per year
Number of staff/employees:
88 full-time, 30 part-time seasonal
Annual Budget:
$850,000
Year Started:
2009
Major Funders:
Brooklyn Community Foundation, New York State Health Foundation, New York Women’s Foundation
Organization Type:
Anti-Hunger Organization, Garden Education, Urban Agriculture
About the Organization:
Project EATS is a neighborhood-based project that uses art, urban agriculture, partnerships, and social enterprise to sustainably produce and equitably distribute essential resources within and between our communities. To achieve its mission of creating a fair society, Project EATS especially focuses on serving working class and low-income families and individuals.
Latest Project:
Farmacy program, whereby healthcare providers prescribe fresh produce to patients instead of (or complimentary to), synthetic drugs.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs:
Training people to use resources, developing projects for sustainable change using art/media, farms, public school programs, creating community jobs
Major Issues:
Environmental Issues of the Food System, Garden Education, Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, Sustainable Food
Hours of Operation:
9am-6pm
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#projecteats, #urbanfarming, #learnsomethingnew
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#farmersmarket, #nutrition
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