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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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Green Cart Cookoff! Free Stuff and guest Chef 6/23 & 6/30


Hey Bed-Stuy, just got this news in from the peeps over at City Harvest: on June 23 (TODAY!!!) and June 30 (Thursday), they will be doing a really neat event on Fulton Street and New York Avenue. They have hired some awesome City Harvest chefs to do a number of cooking demos … at the […]

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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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