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South Bronx Food Co-op offers healthy choices

South Bronx Food Co-op offers healthy choices

By Sarah Grieb sarah.e.grieb@gmail.com It’s Tia Singleton’s first day at the South Bronx Food Cooperative and she’s been breaking down boxes and learning how to use the cash register. Singleton will spend three hours working at the co-op’s recently-opened store on Third Avenue. Then she’ll become a shopper, filling her […]

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The co-op at a glance

Where: 3103 Third Avenue, at the corner of E. 158th Street. When: Thursdays-Mondays 11 a.m. -8 p.m. How much: $120 for individuals, $80 for families (for each adult over 18, children under 18 are free), $60 for students, and $40 for seniors and people on public assistance. Payable in monthly […]

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Hope grows in South Bronx soil

Hope grows in South Bronx soil

Addicts tend plants and trees in New Leaf turn-around program. By Carolina K. Moraes carolinakbrasil@yahoo.com Community Markets Plants from the New Leaf greenhouse for sale at the Hunts Point Farmers Market. Walking past plum, cherry, and apple trees, Edgar Sosa takes hold of a leafless branch. “You should come back […]