Block News Tuesday

Real Food Farms Came to Visit Belair-Edison

Today, August 23, 2016 Nina from Real Food Farms set up in front of the BENI location to share some scrumptious recipes with the BE community and BENI staff.  She whipped up two dishes on site: Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Basil Dressing and No Bake Granola Bars. Both dishes were quick to make, healthy, and super tasty! She purposely kept the dishes simple so that you can get creative and add ingredients.  I’ve included the recipes …MORE >>

Teamwork: What Coming Together Can Do For A Community

On Tuesday, August 9th, volunteers from BENI, Masterpiece Community Connection Ministries, Baltimore Medical Systems, The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), and resident leaders from the Belair-Edison worked together effortlessly to stuff 500 backpacks with schools supplies, in preparation for the Education and Wellness Fair happening this Saturday, August 20, 2016. We gathered at The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades headquarters in Hanover, MD for this volunteer effort. IUPAT was the …MORE >>

A Trip to The Baltimore Community ToolBank and Hollins Market

Last week I had the pleasure of spending the morning with Mrs. Sadie Gooch, Resident Market Leader of the Clifton Park Sector of the Belair-Edison community.  She was accompanying me to the Baltimore Community ToolBank, to return some tools we borrowed for a community project and we were also preparing for her block project this coming Saturday, August 6th.  I wanted to show her around the ToolBank, so that she could see what a resource it …MORE >>