Fighting Food Insecurity
One Bar At A Time
Bronx Energy Bars is a social enterprise using a multi-faceted approach to tackle food insecurity in the South Bronx. The company...
Donates 100% of the profits from the sale of healthy, all-natural nut and oat energy bars to LIFT Communities in order to increase access to healthy foods in the South Bronx
Provides food insecure families with resources to empower them make healthy food choices
Raises awareness about food insecurity through blog posts, infographics and active social media profiles
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Selling @ Grand Bazaar Festival
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Download The Nutrition E-Book!
The goal of this E-Book is provide food insecure families with a resource they can use to make a positive change in their lives.
Chapter 1 describes how to incorporate fats, carbohydrates, protein, electrolytes, vitamins, minerals and sugar into one's diet; Chapter 2 shows how to make healthy choices when options are limited; Chapter 3 lists cheap, easy and fast recipes; and Chapter 4 provides a list of healthy habits.
Meet Our Partner
LIFT NYC is an organization that provides one-on-one coaching for families living in the South Bronx. Their team empowers families to break the cycle of poverty though support on career, education and finances. Coaches and families work through a Goal Action Plan over the course of two years. LIFT also provides access to local resources, partnerships and cash assistance.
THE GOAL OF MY BLOG
Bronx Energy Bars is dedicated to fighting food insecurity on the micro and macro level. While the sale of Bronx Bars and distribution of nutrition education immediately impacts local communities, the blog and social media outlets inform readers about food insecurity, a growing problem that over 54 million Americans face each and every day.
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ARTICLE OF THE MONTH:
This New York Times Article describes the addictive nature of the highly processed, aggressively advertised foods that make up over half of the calories Americans consume.