Project EATS

by Leah Butz
Project EATS
Address
336 West 37th St
Address Line 2
#1040
New York
NY
10018
Secondary Address
Brownsville, East New York and Crown Heights, Brooklyn; Park Hill, Staten Island; Hollis Avenue, Queens, West Harlem, Randall’s Island
Phone Number
(212) 612-1528
Director, Manager or CEO
Linda Goode Bryant
Mission Statement
To create a fair society, where the resources people need for health and well-being are produced sustainably and shared equitably.
Community members served per month
300
Volunteers per month
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
Latest Projects
Farmacy program, whereby healthcare providers prescribe fresh produce to patients instead of (or complimentary to), synthetic drugs.
Interesting Fact
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.
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
Frequently used hashtags
#projecteats, #urbanfarming, #learnsomethingnew#farmersmarket, #nutrition
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