We’re growing a community of healthy eaters — and it starts with teaching young people how to cook.
of NYC kids ages 10-17 are estimated to be overweight or obese
of NYC adults are estimated to be overweight or obese
of NYC residents in low-income communities are estimated to be overweight or obese
Studies show the more time people spend cooking at home, the lower their rate of obesity.
From city to farm
In low-income communities where processed, high-calorie foods are prevalent, and healthy, whole foods are scarce, The Sylvia Center provides essential programs that teach young people the skills they need to lead healthy, productive lives.learn more
4 Reasons to Give the Gift of Cooking in 2016
#1 COOKING ENRICHES THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES We equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to establish lifelong positive eating habits, which will in turn…Read More