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Health and Fitness

A University at Buffalo researcher’s Veggie Van project will rev up nine organizations in four states, including two in Buffalo. The van will help each organization either start or expand a mobile produce market as it studies ways to include such a model to promote healthier eating. A total of 32 community sites will be studied. “We want to know if having these mobil…

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Buffalo is blessed with a marvelous lineup of cheap, weekly events, usually centered around local musicians and/or food trucks. But scattered throughout the city's summer event calendar are worthy fundraisers, sometimes one-offs, that support landscape-changing projects. This week, for example, lends an opportunity to scope out the Massachusetts Avenue Project farmhouse…

Health and Fitness

The Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) will offer affordable and fresh vegetables and fruits during the growing season at nine sites in the Ellicott, Fillmore, Masten and Niagara districts, starting the first week in June. MAP partners with local organizations to bring produce into areas of Buffalo where access to healthy, affordable and fresh food is limited. The nonpr…