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Posts in the Food category highlight healthy recipes, tips for meal planning and spotlights nutritious eating throughout Washington Heights

  • The Healthy Cook: Back-to-School Kale Salad

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 10, 2017

    The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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  • Join us at our October meeting!

    Posted By Washington Heig... on October 10, 2017

    You're invited to our October general body meeting!

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  • SAGE Center Harlem

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    SAGE Harlem serves LGBT older adults from across the borough and throughout the City with a diverse array of social events and support groups, daily hot nutritional lunches, a cyber center, health and wellness programs, arts and cultural events.

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  • Metropolitan Community Church of New York, Inc.

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Emergency shelter and drop-in services for LGBTQI runaway and homeless youth age 18-24. Beds available on a first-come first-serve basis each night at 9 pm. The Gary Skala Clinic is open Tuesday-Friday from 4:30pm-9pm for LGBTQI runaway and homeless youth and provides HIV testing, referrals, case management, counseling, food, clothing, and educational groups.

     
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    • Hetrick-Martin Institute (Home of the Harvey Milk School)

      Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

      Oldest and largest multi-service non-profit agency for LGBTQ youth.

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    • God’s Love We Deliver

      Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

      Free nutritious meals delivered to adults/children living with HIV/AIDS, other serious illnesses, in NYC and Hudson County NJ.

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    • AIDS Service Center NYC

      Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

      HIV/AIDS services, support, counseling, peer education, housing and entitlements assistance, treatment adherence support, HIV testing, basic needs (food and clothing bank), case management.

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    • Bronx Works

      Posted By rhc2143 on September 21, 2017

      BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Sautéed Asparagus

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 21, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • Autumn Haven Festival

      Posted By CCPH on September 14, 2017

      Autumn Haven

      Monday, September 18, 2017 from 11am to 6:30pm

      Haven Avenue between Fort Washington and 169th Street

      OPEN TO ALL 

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    • Festival de Otoño en la Calle Haven

      Posted By CCPH on September 14, 2017

      Festival de Otoño en la Calle Haven 

      Lunes 18 de septiembre, horario de 11am a 6:30pm

      ​avenida Haven entre la avenida Fort Washignton y la calle 169

      Festival gratuito y abierto para el deleite del publico en general  

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    • NYT- Ask Well: How Much Protein Do We Need?

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 13, 2017

      In this article from the New York Times Ask Well blog writer Sophie Egan discusses how much protein the average adult needs in their daily diet.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Strawberry & Banana Smoothies

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 13, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • NYT- Well: The Case for a Breakfast Feast

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 25, 2017

      In this article from the New York Times Well blog writer Roni Caryn Rabin discusses a recent review of the eating habits of 50,000 adults.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Strawberry & Spinach Salad

      Posted By Nayrobi Rivera on August 25, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • El Programa de Bienestar Familiar

      Posted By CCPH on August 21, 2017

      El Programa de Bienestar Familiar

      ​El programa de Bienestar Familiar puede ayudarle a proveer a su familia con seguridad, estabilidad, y el bienestar que necesitan. 

      Todos los servicios son GRATUITOS! Inscribase hoy en alguno de nuestros locales o llame para mas información al 212-503-6842.

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    • The Family Wellness Program

      Posted By CCPH on August 21, 2017

      The Family Wellness Program can help you to provide your family with the security, safety, stability and well-being they need. 

      All services are offered in English and Spanish and are FREE!

      Enroll today at the Upper Manhattan location or call 212-503-6842.

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    • Nutrición y Salud Conferencia Internacional 2017

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 16, 2017

      Nutrición y Salud
      Conferencia Internacional 2017

      • Conocer hábitos saludables de alimentación y compras de comida para toda la familia.
      • Planeación de menú con demostracion de cocina.
      • Autoevaluación de mi estilo de vida, actividad física y desar-rollo de mi plan de acción.

      Agosto 24, 2017

      9:00 am -- 4:00 pm

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    • Nutrition and Health Conference 2017

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 16, 2017

      Nutrition and Health Conference 2017

      • Instill healthy eating & shopping habits for the family.
      • Meal planning, menu creation with cooking demonstration.
      • Lifestyle Self-evaluation & creation of my activity plan.

      August 24, 2017

      9:00 am -- 4:00 pm

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    • Heights Picture of the Week- Aug. 14

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 14, 2017

      During the summer months food poisoning peaks as warmer temperatures cause germs to grow more quickly on food.

      If you are going to be grilling this summer season, follow these simple steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be safe and avoid the risk of illness.

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    • Summer Cooking: Protect Against Foodborne Illnesses

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 14, 2017

      Food poisoning is very common in summer months because warmer temperatures can cause germs to grow more quickly on food.

      Follow these simple steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be safe and avoid getting sick:

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    • NYT- Ask Well: Can You Develop Food Allergies at Any Age?

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 14, 2017

      In this article from the New York Times Ask Well blog writer Sophie Egan discusses how people can develop food allergies into adulthood. It is commonly believed that food allergies are developed early in life, with 8% of children having food allergies, compared to 5% of adults.

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    • The Heights Feel Good Fest by MindBodySoul Yoga & The United Palace of Cultural Arts

      Posted By CCPH on July 19, 2017

      MindBodySoul Yoga & The United Palace are excited to present the first-ever Heights Feel Good Fest!

      Free but RSVP

      Sunday, July 30th

      Plaza de las Américas & the Palace foyer

      9AM - 5PM

      Join us for a day of:

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    • The Healthy Cook: Romaine & Citrus Salad

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 10, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Radish and Avocado Sandwiches

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 21, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Cajun Oven Fries

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 02, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • NYT- Well: Pediatricians Say No Fruit Juice in Child’s First Year

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 02, 2017

      In this article from the New York Times Well blog writer Catherine Saint Louis discusses the new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics about juice. The Academy toughened their views on juice in a child's first year. The concern is that children age one and under are consuming too many calories as juice, which offers little nutritional value.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Black Bean Potato Soup

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 17, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • Join us at our May meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on May 10, 2017

      You're invited to our May meeting!

      Our next general body meeting will be on:
      Thursday, May 25th
      7:00-8:30pm

      Jesus Christ Church of Latter-Day Saints
      1815 Riverside Drive (corner of Payson Ave)
      A train to Dyckman, M100, Bx7 bus

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    • Dia de los Niños

      Posted By CCPH on April 24, 2017

      Dia de los Niños

      29 de abril del 2017
      Hora: 12pm-5pm

      Ven a jugar, disfrutar y compartir juntos en familia en este gran festival del Día del Niño

      St. Mary’s Park @ Bronx
      Entrada: Calle 143 y Jackson Ave.

      Para mas información llamenos al: 917-600-1644

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    • Children's Day

      Posted By CCPH on April 24, 2017

      Children's day!

      This Saturday, April 29th 2017
      Time: 12pm-5pm

      Come play and enjoy some friendly competition with fun activities during our grand celebration of children.

      Location:
      St's Mary's Park @ the Bronx
      Enter: 143rd Street and Jackson Avenue

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    • Manhattan Community District 12: Washington Heights and Inwood Community Health Profile

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 21, 2017

      The New York City Community Health Profiles capture the health of 59 community districts across the city. The most comprehensive reports of neighborhood health ever produced, they look beyond traditional health measures to define a broader picture of neighborhood health including conditions such as housing quality, air pollution, and types of food accessible.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Cumin Glazed Carrots

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 21, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • Join us at our April meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on April 10, 2017

      The Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council invites you to attend our next general body meeting, which will be held:

      Thursday, April 27th
      7:00-8:30pm
      High School of Media & Communications
      George Washington Educational Campus
      549 Audubon Avenue @ 192nd Street
      1 train to 191

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    • Nutrition Month 2017: Put Your Best Fork Forward

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on March 27, 2017

      National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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    • National Nutrition Month Education Day

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on March 27, 2017

      Isabella Institute for Older Adults / 50+ Club National Nutrition Month Education Day

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    • Join us at our March meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on March 14, 2017

      You're invited to our March general body meeting! In this meeting, we will focus on the following:

      1. Icebreaker & healthy snacks
      2. Discussion of a law related to food street vendors & how the WHIN Food Council can act on this food policy issue
      3. Founders Committee updates
      4. Time for announcements (open to all, please bring flyers)

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    • Join us at our February meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on February 06, 2017

      Please join us at our February general body meeting! In this meeting, we will focus on the following:

      1. Icebreaker & healthy snacks
      2. Presentation of community food research results (Guest: Columbia MPH students)
      3. Exciting Founders Committee updates
      4. Time for announcements (open to all, please bring flyers)

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    • The Healthy Cook: Roasted Winter Squash

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on January 28, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • CHALK Mini-Grant Info Session 2

      Posted By CHALK on January 24, 2017

      We will have two info sessions about our CHALK grants!

      First one is from 9am to 10:30am
      Second is from 4pm to 5:30pm

      Refreshments will be served!

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    • The Healthy Cook: Sweet Potato & Red Bean Chili

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on January 19, 2017

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • WIC office- New York Presbyterian Hospital

      Posted By CCPH on January 18, 2017

      What is WIC? The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Ambulatory Care Network's WIC Program is a federal and state-funded nutrition education and supplemental food program. The WIC Program provides nutrition, health, fitness, and breastfeeding information as well as monthly checks for nutritious foods to eligible participants. Who is Eligible?

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    • Join us at our January general body meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on January 12, 2017

      Do you have opinions on the food that’s available in our community?
      Do you want to help improve access to healthy food in Washington Heights/Inwood?

      The Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council* invites YOU to our January meeting!

      What:
      We will socialize, learn together, and
      discuss important group decisions.

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    • Have a Healthy Holiday Season!

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 20, 2016

      The holiday season is here! It’s a special time of the year when we visit with family and friends, and gather around the table for traditional meals. In many homes, the holiday meals are larger, we eat for longer than usual, and meals are served at odd hours.

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    • The Healthy Cook: Apple Slaw

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 20, 2016

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • NYT- Ask Well: Are Frozen Fruits and Vegetables as Nutritious as Fresh?

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 05, 2016

      New York Times Ask Well blog writer Roni Caryn Rabin talks about the nutritional value of frozen fruits and vegetables compared

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    • The Healthy Cook: Pear-Raisin Sauté

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 02, 2016

      The Healthy Cook is a new seasonal recipe series presented by City Harvest and their Healthy Neighborhoods Program.

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    • Holiday Gathering!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on December 01, 2016

      You're invited to the Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council's Holiday Gathering!

      Heavy appetizers will be served. We look forward to celebrating with all of you.

      Please RSVP to crivera@cityharvest.org or by calling 646-412-0719 so we can make sure we have the appropriate amount of food.

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    • November is National Diabetes Month

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 15, 2016

      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that there are more than 29 million people in the United States with diabetes. About one out of four people with diabetes don't know they have it. Learning more about how to manage diabetes is key to the health of those living with the condition.

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    • City Harvest: GrowNYC Greenmarket Tour

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 15, 2016

      On November 3rd City Harvest and Columbia Community Partnership for Health (CCPH) organized a tour of the 175th Street greenmarket. Tour participants met at CCPH and walked to the market located on 175th Street in the Plaza de las Americas as a group.

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    • You're invited to our November general meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on November 02, 2016

      You're invited to our November general body meeting! Join the Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council to meet others who also care about food issues in our community. We want to work together to create a healthier food environment with greater access for all.

      In our November meeting we will have a discussion of the local food retail environment.

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    • Join us at our October meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on October 26, 2016

      Do you care about healthy food issues in Washington Heights and Inwood? Come join us! In this meeting, we will have the following activities:

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    • GIRA DEL MERCADO DE AGRICULTORES

      Posted By CCPH on October 19, 2016

      GIRA DEL MERCADO DE AGRICULTORES
      Una gira gratuita por City Harvest del mercado de agricultores de la calle 175

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    • Green Market Tour! A free City Harvest tour of the 175th street Greenmarket

      Posted By CCPH on October 19, 2016

      GREENMARKET TOUR!
      A free City Harvest tour of the 175th street Greenmarket

      •Receive three HealthBucks worth $2.00 each to spend at the greenmarket that day
      •Receive an additional $2 HealthBuck from the market for participating in a cooking demonstration that day!
      •Bring your EBT card: Spend $5 and you will receive an additional $2 HealthBuck from the market!

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    • ARC XVI Fort Washington

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 14, 2016

      The ARC XVI Fort Washington Senior Center, located at 4111 Broadway, has been a “second home” to thousands of seniors of the Washington Heights-Inwood area since 1973. For 43 years ARC XVI has provided free meals, social services, transportation, recreational activities and classes such as dancing, arts and culture, health and wellness, and ESL to seniors.

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    • WHIN Food Council Planning Meeting

      Posted By Washington Heig... on August 31, 2016

      This is a small group planning meeting to plan our September general body meeting. We are working on organizing the group as we are fairly new. Anybody interested in attending should RSVP with Catarina at crivera@cityharvest.org or 646-412-0719.

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    • You're invited to our September general meeting!

      Posted By Washington Heig... on August 31, 2016

      Do you have opinions on the food that’s available in our community?
      Do you want to help improve access to healthy food in Washington Heights/Inwood?

      The Washington Heights/Inwood Food Council* invites YOU to our September meeting!

      What:
      We will socialize, learn together, and
      discuss important group decisions.

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    • Directorio de Recursos Conexiones NY

      Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

      Bienvenido al Directorio de Recursos NY Connects, este es el lugar correcto para buscar información sobre como:

      * Aprender sobre los servicios y apoyos a plazo los cuales pueden ayudarlo a usted o un miembro de la familia que esta en casa y quiere permanecer en la comunidad, o permanecer independiente;

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    • NY Connects Resource Directory

      Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

      NY Connects Resource Directory, is the right place to:

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    • IDNYC

      Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

      8 Million New Yorkers. 1 Card For All Of Us!

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    • Community Meal Program at North Presbyterian Church

      Posted By CCPH on July 20, 2016

      The Community Meal is open for everyone. If you would like a good hot meal along with some social and spiritual food, please join us. We often have other services being offered alongside the Community Meal as well.

      Saturday, from 12pm – 2pm.

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    • GrowNYC Greenmarket

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 19, 2016

      Many people have a hard time finding low-cost, fresh fruits and vegetables for their families. GrowNYC helps people buy fruits and vegetables in their communities from local farmers through a program called Greenmarket.

      The Greenmarket was created for two reasons:

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    • GrowNYC Washington Heights and Inwood Greenmarket

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 19, 2016

      GrowNYC Greenmarkets are as diverse as the city itself! No matter where you are in NYC, you can find a bustling space filled with neighbors, families, office workers and chefs all shopping side-by-side for the freshest of products.

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    • YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

      Posted By CCPH on July 19, 2016

      YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

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    • Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc.

      Posted By CCPH on July 11, 2016

      The Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc. was conceived in Washington Heights on November 11, 1993.

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    • Summer Programs/ Programas de verano

      Posted By CCPH on July 07, 2016

      The New York City Parks offer a variety of free summer activities for children all throughout the city.

      For more information and the location nearest to you visit: Summer Programs

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    • Free Summer Meals/ Comidas de verano gratis

      Posted By CCPH on June 24, 2016

      Free Summer Meals Starts June 29, 2016. Breakfast and lunch continues beyond the scheduled instructional school year from June 29th to September 2nd. Our Summer Meals Program is available at hundreds of public schools, community pool centers, New York City Housing Authority complexes, Libraries, and other locations around the city.

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    • Levántese y Vaya

      Posted By CCPH on June 23, 2016

      La Fundación de Parques de la ciudad nuevamente está ofreciendo su programa de ejercicio multi deportivo diseñado para que los niños entre las edades de seis a diez estén activos. Será ofrecido en el Alto Manhattan. El programa “Get Up & Go” le brinda a los niños la oportunidad de aprender acerca de la salud, nutrición y acondicionamiento físico mientras se divierten.

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    • Get Up and Go

      Posted By CCPH on June 23, 2016

      Get Up and Go

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    • Sugar Hill Greenmarket

      Posted By CCPH on June 16, 2016

      Sugar Hill Green Market

      155th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue
      Saturdays, 8am-3pm
      June 18-November 19

      At this Markep:

      Fresh Locally grown fruits, vegetables and more.

      EBT/DEbit/Credit and WIC & FMNP Check Accepted

      for more information visit:

      www.GrowNYC.org/ourmarkets

      or call

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    • June is Men’s Health Month

      Posted By JLS on June 07, 2016

      As many of us are long past our New Year’s resolutions many of which were promises to eat healthy and be more active, a friendly reminder that it is still possible to achieve those resolutions. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has some great resources about men’s health as a part of the Eat Right campaign.

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    • Fort Washington Greenmarket

      Posted By CCPH on June 02, 2016

      Fort Washington Greenmarket

      168th Street and Fort Washington Avenue
      Tuesdays, 8am-4pm

      June 7-November 22

      At This Market:

      EBT, Debit/Credit and WIC & FMNP Check accepted at this market

      Every Tuesday, 8am-3pm: Textile Recycling & Food Scrap Collection

      For more information visit:

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    • Food Assistance This Holiday Season

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 24, 2015

      Food Assistance This Holiday Season
      If you need help accessing food this holiday season, you can download and print our Guide to Food Resources in Upper Manhattan below, as well as find organizations on Get Healthy Heights that offer food assistance to local residents.

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    • Healthy Meals for Thanksgiving Day

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 23, 2015

      As we prepare for Thanksgiving Day, it is sometimes hard to figure out healthy alternatives to our traditional holiday foods. Many of our favorite foods are high in calories and fat, serving ourselves seconds, or even thirds, does not help our waistline either. Thanksgiving dinner does not have to affect your weight.

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    • Demostración de Cocina para la Temporada de Fiestas y Exámenes de Salud

      Posted By CCPH on November 20, 2015

      Acompañenos después de la charla para una demonstración de cocina y exámenes de la salud.

      Martes, Diciembre 1, 2015
      3:30 – 4:30p Comiendo saludable durante los dias festivos: Demostración de cocina
      Coalición Mexicana

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    • Healthy Holiday Cooking Demonstration and Health Screenings

      Posted By CCPH on November 20, 2015

      Stay after the Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart lecture for a fun cooking demo and health screenings.
      Tuesday, December 1, 2015
      3:30 – 4:30p Eating Healthy for the Holidays: Cooking Demonstration
      Coalición Mexicana

      4:30 – 5:30p Know Your Numbers: Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index & Body Fat Screeenings
      Columbia University School of Nursing

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    • Cómo Alimentarse para un Corazón Saludable

      Posted By CCPH on October 29, 2015

      Una charla educativa gratis sobre el colesterol y la nutrición.

      ¿Qué es el colesterol? ¿Por qué preocuparse por el colesterol?
      ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre el colesterol bueno y malo?
      ¿Cómo lo que usted come afecta su nivel de colesterol? ¿Qué alimentos mejoran su nivel de colesterol?

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    • Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart

      Posted By CCPH on October 29, 2015

      A free educational talk about cholesterol and nutrition.

      What is cholesterol? Why should you be concerned about cholesterol?
      What is the difference between good and bad cholesterol?
      How does what you eat affect your cholesterol? What foods will reduce your cholesterol?

      Presenters:
      Dr. Wahida Karmally
      Director of Nutrition
      Irving Institute

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    • Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 14, 2015

      The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center (Center), also known as the Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center, Inc., is a 501 (C) (3) nonprofit community based organization established in 1969.

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    • Mary McLeod Bethune Senior Center

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

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    • Dyckman Senior Center

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

      Located at 10th Avenue and 201st Street, the Dyckman Senior Center serves a multi-ethnic population of seniors. With over 700 members, the Center provides an opportunity for seniors to meet with friends, participate in various recreational activities or a shopping trip and eat a nutritionally-balanced meal.

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    • Cothoa Luncheon Club

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

      Non-profit senior center offering meals, recreational activities, case assistance, and health and nutrition education for the elderly.

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    • August 13: CCPH Blood Pressure Screening at City Harvest Mobile Market

      Posted By CCPH on August 05, 2015

      Columbia Community Partnership for Health joins City Harvest to offer free blood pressure screenings at the Prince Hall Masonic Temple.

      Through free, farmers market-style distributions in low-income communities across the five boroughs, City Harvest distributes around 150,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables each month.

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    • August 12: CCPH Blood Pressure Screening at City Harvest Mobile Market

      Posted By CCPH on August 04, 2015

      Columbia Community Partnership for Health joins City Harvest during the summer to offer free blood pressure screenings at the Dyckman Houses Mobile Market.

      Through free, farmers market-style distributions in low-income communities across the five boroughs, City Harvest distributes around 150,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables each month.

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    • BPA

      Posted By CCCEHcolumbia on July 22, 2015

      Bisphenol-A (BPA) is one of the highest volume chemicals produced worldwide. It is used to harden plastics, keep bacteria from growing in foods, and prevent cans from rusting. It is found in products we use every day: baby bottles, water bottles, food storage containers, the lining of canned goods and cash register receipts. (BPA is present in recycled and carbonless copy paper.)

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    • Get Healthy Heights High Bridge Festival Schedule of Activities

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 16, 2015

      Get Healthy Heights High Bridge Festival Schedule of Activities:

      12:00pm – 12:40pm
      Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
      Zumba

      12:50 – 1:30pm
      Corbin Hill Food Project
      Cooking Demonstration

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    • High Bridge Festival

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 16, 2015

      The High Bridge, New York City’s oldest standing bridge, opened June 9th! This summer, the High Bridge will once again connect pedestrians and bicyclists from Manhattan and the Bronx, opening a park that has been closed to the public for more than 40 years.

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    • BPA

      Posted By CCCEHcolumbia on July 15, 2015

      Read our page on BPA and how to avoid it!

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    • The Northern Manhattan Fellowship now welcomes applicants for its 2015-2016 cohort

      Posted By northernmanhatt... on June 29, 2015

      The Northern Manhattan Fellowship is a 10-month leadership and professional development program, which brings together emerging leaders from faith-based, community and governmental organizations to hone their leadership, networking, and community-building skills.

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    • Community Food Forum

      Posted By Washington Heig... on June 05, 2015

      Join us in a discussion of supermarkets in your community and how they contribute to your quality of life:

      1. Hear from representatives of government agencies and organizations
      2. Learn about initiatives that affect your community food environment
      3. Questions and answers about improving your local food environment

      Refreshments will be provided!

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    • City Harvest Mobile Market & CCPH Blood Pressure Screening

      Posted By CCPH on June 02, 2015

      Through free, farmers market-style distributions in low-income communities across the five boroughs, City Harvest distributes around 150,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables each month.

      Columbia Community Partnership for Health joins City Harvest during the summer to offer free blood pressure screenings at the Dyckman Houses Mobile Market.

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    • Bus Trip: Platzl Brauhaus - Pomona, NY

      Posted By isabellageriatr... on April 27, 2015

      Join us for a Summer Festival. Trip includes transportation, bus raffles, swimming, BINGO,

      dancing, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

      Reservations are a must. Cost: $60.00 due by July 16th. Payment plans are available.

      We will gather at 8:30 am at 525 Audubon Avenue Library / Lounge for check in.

      Bus departs at 9:00 am.

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    • YUM Program was featured on Fox 5 News last week for Volunteer Appreciation Week

      Posted By isabellageriatr... on April 22, 2015

      Continuing our appreciation for volunteers, we would like to highlight our YUM volunteer Bobbie Gamble. Bobbie co-volunteers for the YUM Market which includes a group of dedicated individuals ranging in age from 7 to 97 who sell fresh produce to promote healthier living to our staff and residents.

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    • Meatless Monday

      Posted By Lerner Center f... on March 24, 2015

      Meatless Monday is an international movement to help people reduce their meat consumption by 15%. On average, Americans consume 8 ounces of meat per day – 45% more than the USDA recommends. Going meatless one day a week can reduce the risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity.

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    • Riverstone -- four programs for healthy seniors

      Posted By Riverstone on March 05, 2015

      With four core programs that work together to provide answers for seniors and their families: Riverstone Memory Center: Engaging adult day services for people with memory loss due to Alzheimer's or other condition. Support groups and other activities for caregivers underscore Riverstone's recognition of their importance in the balance of care.

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    • Moriah Older Adult Luncheon Club

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on February 27, 2015

      Moriah Older Adult Luncheon Club was founded in 1974 to serve seniors of all ethnicities in Washington Heights and Inwood - two communities which contain the highest percentage of seniors in the New York area. Moriah serves fresh, nutritious, hot lunches to seniors.

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    • Dyckman Senior Center

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on February 27, 2015

      The Dyckman Senior Center serves a multi-ethnic population of senior citizens. With over 325 members, the Center provides members with the opportunity to meet with friends, participate in various recreational activities, and eat healthy meals.

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    • Food Pantry- CLOTH

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on February 27, 2015

      The Community League of the Heights food pantry caters to the needs of Upper Manhattan. To collect food from the pantry you must have photo ID. Hours*: Wednesday 9am-11am Saturday 8:30am-10am *Hours vary depending on availability of food, so come early!

      http://www.cloth159.org/foodpantry.htm

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    • Bus Trip: Foxwoods Casino and Tanger Outlets Shopping Trip

      Posted By isabellageriatr... on February 25, 2015

      Trip includes 2 hours of outlet shopping at Tanger Outlets with discount coupon booklets, an all you can eat buffet voucher for the Festival Buffet at Foxwoods, and time to play with a $10- $15 bonus to get started. Cost: $49 per person due by April 20th. Payment plans can be made.

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    • YUM Fresh Food for Northern Manhattan

      Posted By CCPH on December 15, 2014

      YUM Fresh Food for Northern Manhattan

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    • Valentine's Day Dinner Dance

      Posted By CCPH on December 15, 2014

      Valentine's Day Dinner Dance. Dinner, Music & Dancing, in a warm and friendly environment with friends or that special Valentine. Cost: $10/ Per person due by February 10, 2015.

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    • The New York Common Pantry

      Posted By CCPH on October 08, 2014

      The New York Common Pantry is dedicated to reducing hunger throughout New York City while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency. Our Pantry Program is New York City's largest community-based food pantry and is designed to meet the needs of our families by providing culturally-appropriate and nutritiously-balanced food.

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    • Snapshot of WAHI - Heart Health

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 04, 2014

      Snapshot of WAHI is a series of infographics about Washington Heights & Inwood (WAHI) that is based on data free to the public. Each infographic highlights a health topic and links viewers to tools and web apps (applications). Data on WAHI is compared to data on Manhattan and New York City (NYC).

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    • Fit as a Troll: Children's Concert

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 31, 2014

      Scandia Symphony Children's Concert in Anne Loftus Playground

      Saturday, May 31, 2014

      2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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    • Local Food Pantries

      Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 29, 2014

      A Food Pantry is a community-based program that collects and stores food and household products for free distribution to low-income and needy people.

      Date and time may vary, contact your local pantry for more information.

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    • "Just Food Conference"

      Posted By CCPH on March 18, 2014

      On April 5 and 6, 2014, our organization will host the annual Just Food Conference in partnership with the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy. This two-day event will offer opportunities for the general public, food professionals, CSA members, community organizers and farmers to come together for workshops, skill-building sessions, all-day intensives, and tours.

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    • Inwood Greenmarket

      Posted By CCPH on March 18, 2014

      Every Saturday Located at Manhattan's northern-most point, at the foot of Inwood Hill Park, one the city's biggest and most beautiful parks, this market is a year-round neighborhood favorite. People of all ages, backgrounds, and tastes gather each Saturday to meet and greet their friends and neighbors and do their weekly shopping.

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