Council Member Ritchie Torres, New York League of Conservation of Voters, Bronx Health Reach, Mary Mitchell Family and Youth Center, New York City Department of Health will be on hand since Council Member Torres provided funds for innovative program to promote healthier choices for Bronx residents. Health Bucks is a program facilitated by the Department of Health where coupons offering $2 toward fruits and vegetables from farmer's markets are distributed to local residents. Council Member Torres allocated $10,000 towards Health Bucks for his district and is the first member of the City Council to fund this program.
Tuesday July 29th, 11 AM
At Poe Park, Bronx
Poe Park is located on the Grand Concourse between East Kingsbridge Road and East 192nd Street. An announcement will be made in front of Poe Park Farmer’s Market. In case of rain, the event will be held in Poe Park visitor center.