Phoenix House Career Academy Hosts Our DUMBO/Vinegar Hill CSA Neighbors for the Winter Share!

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Phoenix House Career Academy residential addiction treatment clients welcome DUMBO/CSA winter share staff & neighborsThe Phoenix House Career Academy loves the hustle and bustle in our lobby as the DUMBO/Vinegar Hill CSA  holds their winter share market for our neighbors. During this season, the vibe is very homey, as shoppers come in from the cold, socialize, and shop. Our doors open in the evening every three weeks on Tuesday nights for share members to pick up their farm fresh vegetables, eggs, and natural apple cider. Year-round, we are proud to welcome their staff, friends, and members to our facility. Winter shares are larger than summer shares, consisting of winter storage crops (potatoes, beets, carrots, radishes, cabbage), nutritious additions to any table, and great for soups and stews! The sight of many varieties of produce reinforces our emphasis of the importance of healthy food choices and lifestyles to the clients and staff of the Academy. For clients to maintain the success of their substance rehab treatment programs, they learn long-term dietary strategies for improving moods, bolstering energy levels, and avoiding illness. Healthy nutritional habits are key to a healthy mind, body and soul for everyone.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) allows shoppers to buy organic vegetables direct from a local farm. Before harvest, members join and pre-pay to purchase fresh, locally grown vegetables. The wide variety of produce at the Share comes from Sang Lee Farms of Peconic, NY. We encourage all “locals” to visit the DUMBO/Vinegar Hill CSA site for information on joining the share; “out of towners” can also check out many great recipes, or learn more about sustainable agriculture.

Phoenix House Career Academy’s residential substance abuse treatment program provides treatment services for men using an evidence-based approach to addiction treatment and a strength-based, holistic view of recovery. Our team consists of highly skilled clinicians who provide assessment, individual and group counseling, case management, and discharge planning. We are committed to giving our clients the education and job skills necessary to excel in the workplace, as well as the strength and renewed self-esteem to live successful, drug-free lives.

The Phoenix House Career Academy is an adult business and trade school accredited by the NYS Department of Education. The Career Academy is an innovative model of accelerated treatment with a fully operational vocational school on site; it is considered one of Brooklyn’s most successful vocational programs.

Find out more about the programs and services offered at our Phoenix House Career Academy, or call our toll-free number today: 1 888 671 9392. 




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