Posts byJoVonaT

The plastic veggies dilemma: Growing out of a bad idea

When is a healthy vegetable not a healthy vegetable? When it’s in a can.

New York sits down to dinner

Parents, students and staff at P.S. 81 Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School learn about nutrition and prepare healthy dishes through the Food Bank For New York City’s CookShop program targeting schools in low-income neighborhoods.

Growing the Big Apple: The expanding urban farm movement

Not all farmers live in the countryside or operate high-tech urban greenhouses on Manhattan rooftops. Here are the stories of small-scale farms in the Bronx and Brooklyn.

Injera brings Ethiopian cuisine to the West Village

Injera, an ethnic restaurant with a staff as diverse as its clientele, sticks to traditional food. Co-owners and couple Roman Keflay and Pierre Casaux aim to make their dining atmosphere welcoming for all.