fresh food for seniors

25 Jul 2018 | 12:38

Fresh Food for Seniors is a program that provides older adults with affordable, fresh produce from local farms. Every two weeks, participants can order and pick up food bags with seasonal fruits and vegetables (for $8 per bag) at participating senior centers.

The program was initially started in 2012 by Gale Brewer, then a City Council member and now Manhattan Borough president, with GrowNYC and the Department for the Aging. Fresh Food for Seniors now includes locations on the Upper West Side in partnership with City Council Member Helen Rosenthal; in Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea and the West Village with Council Speaker Corey Johnson; and on Roosevelt Island.

See map and key for details.