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
Fish Tacos with Creamy Radish & Cabbage Slaw
This is one of our favorite recipes from our family class series, Cooking Together. Perfect for a fast, affordable and easy weeknight dinner. Our students love it with tomatillo salsa.Read More
Newman’s Own Foundation Matching Challenge
For the past two years, Newman’s Own Foundation has been supporting The Sylvia Center’s Cooks for Health program based in New York City public housing community centers. In our classes, young people…Read More