A rendering of the building.
December 9, 2021
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Bronx, NY

New York State Regional Food Hub Topping off Ceremony Celebrates Major Milestone in Construction of $40 Million Facility

New York State Regional Food Hub Topping off Ceremony Celebrates Major Milestone in Construction of $40 Million Facility
NYS Food Hub Will Improve Access to Healthy Foods for Underserved Populations and Support New York Farmers

WHAT:         New York State officials will celebrate a major milestone in the New York State Regional Food Hub project with a topping off ceremony, during which the final beam will be put in place on the 60,000 square foot, $40 million facility.  The New York State Regional Food Hub is a joint State and City project that, when complete, will strengthen the local food economy, support New York farmers, and improve access to healthy and affordable foods for low-income communities.

WHEN:     Friday, December 10, 10:30 am

WHERE:   298 Halleck Street (corner of Viele Avenue and Halleck Street)

                 Bronx, NY 

WHO:       State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball

Grow NYC President and CEO Marcel Van Ooyen

President of the NYC Economic Development Corporation Rachel Loeb

State and local elected officials