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Designed to engage the public in understanding the potential eco-system that a well-informed community and healthy coastal environment can provide for themselves and their families.

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February 2019

 

Cook & Chat: Food Access is a Human Right!

TIME: Wednesday, February 13th, 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Let's talk about food justice. What is food justice? What does it mean to have a sustainable food system? What is food waste and why is it a problem? What's your "food story"? Join us as we explore the basics of food justice while cooking a delicious meal together.

The class is free and open to all. Space is limited so please register in advance.

Questions? Contact Indy Li at ili@rwalliance.org or 718-327-5919.


 

Crafting Self Care: Learn to Knit Pt.1

TIME: Monday, February 11th, 2:00-4:00pm
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Knitting is a great activity for self-care. Research suggests that this relaxing craft can improve well-being and mental health. Join us as Joyce, one of our volunteers and DIY craft extraordinaire, teaches the basics of knitting. We'll give you information on getting started, yarn selection, supplies you'll need, how to shop, where to shop, fun facts, how to find discounts and more. There will be a raffle prize for one lucky participant.

In exchange for FREE learn-to-knit classes, we ask that you consider donating your finished product. We will have more details about where you can bring your finished product during class.

If you have your own knitting supplies, please bring them! 

This is a two-part series. Our next Learn to Knit class will be February 25th from 2:00-4:00 PM.


 

Cook & Chat: Heart Heath

TIME: Wednesday, February 6th, 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Let's talk about heart health and different types of protein sources. What are comes to mind when you hear "protein"? What are the USDA recommendations around meat consumption for a healthy heart? What is the environmental impact of eating meat? Join us as we explore topics around protein and make black bean burgers and sweet potato fries.

The class is free and open to all. Space is limited so please register in advance.

Questions? Contact Indy Li at ili@rwalliance.org or 718-327-5919.


January 2019

 

Cook & Chat: Hydroponics Workshop

TIME: Wednesday, January 23rd, 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Hydroponics is the art of growing plants without soil. Come learn about setting up a hydroponics system and create your own mason jar hydroponics system to take home. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious hydroponic-grown meal with us.


 

Cook & Chat: Pasta-Making Class

TIME: Wednesday, January 9th, 5:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Making fresh pasta is easier than it sounds. Learn how to make a basic pasta with roasted veggies and enjoy a delicious meal with us. Over dinner, Indy will talk about carbohydrates, sugar and answer any questions you might have!

Registration is recommended, but not required.
We'll begin promptly at 5:00 PM, please arrive on time!


 

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