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BSCAH has joined the Food Bank’s “Lost Meals” campaign protesting proposed cuts to SNAP (food stamps). The Senate’s version of the Farm Bill would cut up to 100 million meals for New Yorkers, and the current House version would cut twice that many meals. You can read more here: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20130612/NONPROFITS/130619945. You can make a difference and

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Participants in Health 360 come from many different backgrounds and traditions. They represent the American South, Trinidad, Greece, Guyana, and St. Maarten, among others. We can find healthy foods all around the globe! With this in mind, a Nigerian nutritionist taught us how to make a traditional Nigerian dish called “moinmoin,” a steamed cake made

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Have you ever been told that baking is tricky, because you have to measure everything exactly and follow the recipe to a tee? Steph, a professional baker and custom cake maker for Heaven and Hell Cakes, visited our Health 360 class this past Friday to show us that baking can be a much more creative

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Last week at Health 360, we learned about the health benefits of drinking tea from Sharon, who runs the Brooklyn-based tea company Kaye Tea (https://www.facebook.com/Kayetea.ny). Sharon told us about how she has been a tea drinker and enthusiast from a young age, and how she finally turned her passion into a successful local business. So

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Last week at Health 360, we learned how to make a healing herbal salve with comfrey and calendula. Anit, who runs a Brooklyn herbal apothecary called Mullein and Sparrow (www.mulleinandsparrow.com), shared her knowledge and showed us how to make this delicious-smelling ointment with just a few ingredients and a couple easy steps. Anit says that

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