Community program at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center tackles obesity with farmers market, classes

A community program in Kingsbridge is trying to tackle the high obesity levels in the Bronx. The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is bringing fresh vegetables

The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is bringing fresh vegetables to the community by offering a farmers market run completely by teens from the community.

The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is bringing fresh vegetables to the community by offering a farmers market run completely by teens from the community. (7/19/13)

THE BRONX - A community program in Kingsbridge is trying to tackle the high obesity levels in the Bronx.

The Kingsbridge Heights Community Center is bringing fresh vegetables to the community by offering a farmers market run completely by teens from the community.

Organizers at the center say that they realize that exercise also plays a key role in fighting obesity, so they are offering many activities to keep Bronx residents moving.

The farmers market is open every Friday through August, and it's located between Summit Place and Perot Street.
 

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