What's going on in the local land of food September 24 to 30
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Chef Soraia Haberli of Soraia’s Kitchen and Sullivan West senior Jessica Schwalb have joined forces to help give the students of Sullivan County the opportunity to continue their education in a safe and encouraging environment outside of the classroom.
Haberli and Schwalb are raising money for scholarship funding for the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club to provide afterschool academic programs for the students in Sullivan County. The Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club is an organization that provides the students of Sullivan County and Northern Orange County with afterschool “life-enhancing programs and character development experiences,” hygiene products and school supplies.
Haberli, with the help of Schwalb, has expanded her menu to include French crêpes for this fundraising effort. The proceeds from the sale of each crêpe will go directly to the scholarship fund at the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club. To participate in this fundraiser, find Soraia’s Kitchen at the Farmers’ Markets in Callicoon (Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), Narrowsburg (Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Barryille (Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.).
For personal order (minimum of 5 containers), contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact email@example.com or call 845/428-2545. To reach the Town of Wallkill Boys & Girls Club, contact 845/342-8833.
ONLINE — The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County will be presenting “Let’s Chat About Nourishing Your Family,” an eight-week, virtual nutrition workshop series on Wednesdays from September 30 through November 25. All classes will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Zoom.
This interactive series will help families improve food and physical activity behaviors, food resource management, food safety and food security. There is no fee for this series but pre-registration is required. Please call Annemarie Stephens at 845/344-1234 ext. 273 to register and email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Once registered, the Zoom links will be emailed to you to participate.
For more information, call Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County at 845/344-1234 or visit www.cceorangecounty.org.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) supported by a nearly $300,000 grant from the AllOne Foundation will initiate a “Food Prescription Program” later this month. The program, funded for three years, will first be offered to patients of the Carbondale Family Health Center with expectations of extending to additional WMCHC Family Health Centers in the Honesdale area within the near future.
The mission of the Food Prescription Program is to provide healthful and nutritious meals to adult patients diagnosed with diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or congestive heart failure (CHF) and have identified themselves as experiencing food insecurity.
For more information, visit www.wmh.org.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY —Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County, Garnet Health Doctors, Sullivan County Public Health Services, SNAP-Ed NY and Sullivan Renaissance announce Sullivan Rx, a new program making it possible for health care providers at Garnet Health Doctors in Monticello to prescribe coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables to patients, redeemable at the CCE Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move.
To participate in the Sullivan Fresh Rx program, ask any healthcare provider at Garnet Health Doctors in Monticello for your $5 coupon to a Sullivan Fresh market. Visit any of the five Sullivan Fresh Farmers’ Markets to redeem your coupon for fresh fruits and vegetables by Thursday, October 1.
The CCE Sullivan Fresh Market-on-the-Move stops in Monticello across from the Sullivan County Government Center on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Liberty at the Sullivan County Public Health building on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Loch Sheldrake Public Parking Lot on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m, in Wurtsboro at the Community Church on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and in Fallsburg at the Town Hall on Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Questions about Sullivan Rx can be directed to the Garnet Health Community Coordinator at 845/794-3300, ext. 2727.
For more information on the 2020 Sullivan Fresh Farmers’ Market season, visit www.sullivancce.org.