Huguenot Street Farm has partnered with Safe Harbors
, Drew Morrison and Dr. Hannah Brooks
to bring the very first Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) to Newburgh.
The event features Bella Garrison, Sharon Christopher, RN, Hannah Brooks, MD and Drew Morrison.
The second speakers, Sharon Christopher, RN and Dr. Hannah Brooks, will provide information on the advantages of a healthy organic diet in restoring health during and after cancer treatment and how simple, organic and low fat diets can help maintain immune function and aid the body's natural healing.
Dr. Hannah Brooks
arrived in Newburgh in January 2009 to head the Breast Surgical Services at St Luke's Cornwall Hospital
She obtained her MD at Albany Medical College, did basic research in tumor immunology at New York Hospital and Sloan-Kettering Institute, and completed her residency training in General Surgery at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr Brooks also served as Chair of the Breast Cancer Task Force for the American Cancer Society, Eastern Division-Queens.
Dr. Brooks is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the New York Metropolitan Breast Group.
is a 1999 recipient of the prestigious Lane Adams Award for compassionate care of cancer patients and their families from the American Cancer Society
Dr Brooks is also a strong advocate of the arts in both Brooklyn and Newburgh communities and has provided both financial and volunteer support for a number of art and cultural organizations.