Eatin’ Good in the ‘Hood: The Link Between Socioeconomics and Access to Nutrition

Date & Time

40 days ago

Neighborhood

Brooklyn Heights

Description

Healthy eating can be next to impossible when you live in a food desert – but who says it has to be? Erick Castro of the Instagram account How to Be Vegan in the Hood and Iyeshima Harris of East New York Farms, dig in to the realities of food inequality and trying to sustain a nutritious diet in an urban environment. Moderated by Esther Crain Deputy Digital Editor of Health.

Presented in conjunction with the new exhibition “Taking Care of Brooklyn: Stories of Sickness and Health.” For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250. Eatin’ Good in the ‘Hood: The Link Between Socioeconomics and Access to NutritionThursday, June 6Doors: 6:00 pmEvent: 6:30 pm$10 General Admission / $5 for Members BHS Members: to reserve tickets at the member price, click on "Tickets" and enter your Member ID on the following page after clicking on "Enter Promotional Code." For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250. REFUND POLICY: Brooklyn Historical Society requires 24 hours notice before the date of the event to refund a ticket. No refunds are provided after that point. No refunds are provided on the day of the event and all subsequent days. Brooklyn Historical Society public programs are made possible by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and, in part, by public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

tags: mindfulness, activism, health, equity, foodjustice