Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Get Healthy This Saturday!

There's a great local event coming up this Saturday courtesy of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center. I'll post some links to the various presenters tomorrow, but for now, click on the flyer above for all the info, and check out their press release (partially copied below):

The fair will offer family fun opportunities to learn about local businesses and organizations currently involved in the mission of bringing better quality food into the neighborhood. Workshops and cooking demonstrations will be offered by local organizations and businesses such as: Brooklyn Food Coalition, Crown Heights CSA, Lefferts Community Food Co-op, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Central Brooklyn CSA, East New York Farms, The Pour Gourmet, Boswyck Farms, Just Food, and many others. There will be activities and information for the whole family, including a capoeira demonstration and yoga classes from local fitness organizations.

The Leadership Training Institute will have available a pamphlet compiled from various local sources of nutritional information and local healthy alternatives. Also, the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program will have for sale their community cookbook, Crown Heights is Cookin’, comprised of recipes from a diverse group of Crown Heights residents.

If you would like more information on this event, please contact Rachel Levy at 718-773-6886 or email rlevy [at] crownheights [dot] org.

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