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

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.

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

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