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Morrisania »

Teens Give Nutrition Lessons in the Waiting Room of a Bronx Hospital

Through an internship, young people teach about nutrition inside Bronx-Lebanon Hospital waiting rooms.

Forest Hills »

Crowds Jam Into First Forest Hills Greenmarket

Residents lined up outside of Forest Hills Post Office to buy vegetables, wine and breads.

Windsor Terrace »

Windsor Terrace Gets New Farmers Market as Grocery Store Closes

A new farmers market debuts in Windsor Terrace weeks after the area's only supermarket closed.

Union Square »

Union Square Greenmarket Healthy Cooking Truck Gets Solar Power

A healthy cooking truck in Union Square will now run on the power of the sun.

Union Square »

City Offers $2 Bonus for New Yorkers Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets

Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.

Carnegie Hill »

Upper East Siders Save Scraps for Weekly Composting

Greenmarkets at East 82nd and 92nd streets will have regular compost drop-off sites for food scraps.

Union Square »

Union Square Greenmarket Educational Van to Get Solar Power Upgrade

Green Mountain Energy Company, a clean energy provider, used customer donations to fund the project.

South Bronx »

Bronx High Schools Win $25,000 for Cutting Energy Use in Half

The schools at the Morris Educational Campus won the 2012 Green Cup Challenge, an energy-saving contest.

Downtown »

Greenmarket Ousted by Occupy Wall Street Tries Out New Location

One vendor said it was too early to say whether business would be better at West Broadway between Park Place and Barclay Street than it has been in Zuccotti Park.

Harlem »

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Come to Harlem Bodegas

Eight bodegas will receive refrigeration units in a partnership with NYC Strategic Alliance for Health , GrowNYC and Red Jacket Orchards to carry fresh produce.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Forces Zuccotti Park Greenmarket to Relocate

The Zuccotti Park greenmarket, which has been in place for several years, will have to move to West Broadway between Park Place and Barclay Street as a result of the OWS encampment.

Manhattan »

Clothing-Recycling Events to Coincide with Fashion Week

The environmental group GrowNYC announced plan to collect and recycle secondhand clothing from New Yorkers to reduce waste.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Heirloom Fruits and Veggies Up for Auction at Sotheby's

The famed Upper East Side auction house, Sotheby's, will be hosting its second annual auction and fundraiser of heirloom fruits and vegetables on Sept. 27.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Gets Two Farmers Markets For Summer

A new farmers market in Inwood is bringing fresh produce to residents.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Sotheby's Looks to Open Youth Farmers Market

Sotheby's auction house on the Upper East Side wants to run a youth farmers market on four days in September.

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