News Roundup: SoBro Teacher Competes for $1M, The Boro Welcomes New Developments

Image Credit: Green Machine The South Bronx teacher who founded the Green Machine nonprofit, which builds urban gardens in schools around the city, is one of 10 finalists competing to win the $1M Global Teacher Prize. [DNAinfo] East Gunhill Road will be getting a new Fine Fare supermarket, which is expected to reach completion in 2016. It is being developed by the East Gunhill Road Food LLC alongside the NYCIDA’s FRESH (Food Retail.. Read More

News Round Up: Bronx Students Eating Their Way to Better Education

Hostos Community College Introduces Food Studies Program “Hostos’s program is intended to train a new generation of professionals in the food industry and empower them to address longstanding socioeconomic issues involving food in their communities.” [The New York Times]   Bronx Students Cook with White House Chef The Bronx’s P.S. 55 students and charter school students got the opportunity to cook with White House chef Bill Yosses using ingredients they grew,.. Read More

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