For the past ten years, we have been working together as a community coalition to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. With leadership from the Institute for Family Health, the support of many funding sources and the involvement of thousands of our neighbors, we’re creating change to make health equality a reality. Recently, we were named a National Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities so we can continue to expand our advocacy and education efforts city and state-wide.

NEWS & EVENTS

Harvest Home Brings Local, Farm-Fresh Produce to Soundview

New York, NY (June 19, 2015)—Harvest Home Farmers Market announces the opening of a new farmers market in the Soundview area of the Bronx, bringing the total of farmers markets operated by the organization this summer to nineteen.

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Institute for Family Health/Bronx Health REACH Receives $1,250,000 Grant from NYS Department of Health to Promote Healthier School Environments and Communities in the Bronx

New York, NY (June 3, 2015) – The Institute for Family Health received a $1,250,000 grant to promote healthy environments in Bronx public schools and communities for the next five years, through New York State’s Healthy Schools and Communities program.

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Active Design Toolkit for Schools Celebrated at Earth School Rooftop Garden

Publication features success stories and resources to help schools increase opportunities for physical activity among students New York, NY (May 22, 2015) — This week, the Partnership for a Healthier New York City released the Active Design Toolkit for Schools with a celebration at the Earth School’s rooftop garden, “the Fifth Street Farm.” The Earth School is a featured success story in the new toolkit, which was developed by the Partnership for a Healthier NYC in collaboration with representatives from New York City’s Departments of Health & Mental Hygiene, Education and Transportation.

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The South Bronx Legionnaires’ disease outbreak has now taken the lives of 7 people according to th... read more

 

It’s the first week of August and that means National Farmers Market Week has begun! Read these 10... read more

 

TODAY from 12 to 4 p.m. join the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Transportation Alternatives and The Famil... read more

 

TOMORROW, Sun, August 2 from 12 to 4 p.m. join the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Transportation Alternat... read more

 

There will be a Bronx Town Hall meeting about the recent Legionnaires' outbreak, Monday August 3rd ... read more

 

Join Harvest Home Farmer's Market tomorrow and every Saturday for the HARVEST HOME SOUNDVIEW FARMERS... read more

 

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