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COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS AND NUTRITION EDUCATION
Below are resources on nutrition education and classes for your food pantry or soup kitchen.
- Nutrition Education Programs at City Harvest. Through City Harvest’s nutrition education programs, nutritionists provide cooking classes and nutrition information to food pantry recipients of all ages to encourage healthier eating habits.
- Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables. Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables is a New York State Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program that provides free cooking and nutrition education classes to food stamp eligible populations in New York.
- Cornell Cooperative Extension: Making the Most of Food. Making the Most of Food is a workshop series for staff, volunteers and clients of emergency food programs to provide nutrition education and support for food pantries and soup kitchens to impact the quality of the food prepared, offered and served. Topics covered include Making Healthy Choices, Balancing Calories, portion size and physical activity, food safety, stretching your food dollars, menu planning and recipe modification, and customer services.
- Just Food’s Veggie Tipsheets provide recipes, storage tips, and nutritional information for 99 fruits, vegetables and herbs that are grown in the New York region.
For more information about City Harvest's Nutrition Education program, please contact Rosanna Campitiello, Senior Manager of Nutrition Education, at 917-351-8726 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more contact the nutritionist for your borough:
Brooklyn and Staten Island:
Jennifer Horan, Phone: 347-422-0514, email: email@example.com
Queens and Manhattan:
Sylvia Ng, Phone: 718-578-4989, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Erica Eliane, Phone: 516-390-0721, email: email@example.com
You can also contact Lisa Notaro-Pane, team leader for New York City:
Lisa Notaro-Pane, Phone: 845-278-2537, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more, contact:
Dr. Khin Mar Cho at email@example.com or by phone at 212-340-2918 or 718-363-1016 x 326
To request a copy of the Veggie Tipsheets, please contact Angela Davis at angela[at]justfood.org
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