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Home away from home: Diaby African Market


On the outside, Diaby African Market looks just like your average bodega corner store. But once inside, it is like stepping onto a trans-Atlantic flight from JFK to Conakry with a layover in Bamako. Diaby has literally dozens upon dozens of foods I have never even heard of, let alone know how to cook with, […]

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Bed-Stuy’s Summer “Playstreets” Series


For those into urban gardening and general community events in Bed-Stuy, it may be of no surprise that the Hattie Carthan Community Garden is one of the best educational and cultural community centers in Brooklyn. Since 1991, Hattie Carthan has provided 45 plots to local residents and acted as a gathering space to share skills, […]

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Foodtown: Bed-Stuy’s Barnyard?


Maybe you have seen Foodtown’s monthly flyer around the neighborhood, you know, the “Easy to Eat Well” insert which not only explains the importance of eating healthy and buying organic, but also shows organic sale-items? Maybe you have seen their “Be Healthy” insert which is circulated every week? Maybe you even check out Foodtown’s selection […]

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Fresh & Green Bed-Stuy: Tony’s Country Life Health Food


Bed-Stuy is always being discussed in the media as a food desert. A food desert ┬áis a place where healthy, fresh, or natural foods cannot be purchased. Being a resident of Bed-Stuy, smack dab in the middle of the neighborhood, I can attest to the overall lack of access by my house. I am not […]

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