July 18, 2019

The 13th Annual Conference for NYC Working Peer Specialists

This year’s theme: “Setting Sail for Success: Charting Your Career Journey”

Where: New York University‘s Kimmel Center

Time: 8:15am-5:00pm (one day Conference)

Brain Food Garden Project will co present a workshop at this year’s Conference with Mental Health Peer Advocate Kira Labinger. The workshop title, “The Peer Relationship to Food: A Look at Our Food Choices and Mental Health Through the Harm Reduction Model” workshop time: morning session (90 minutes)

This year the conference has introduced a new registration process through the Coalition for Behavioral Health. Click the link bar below to see a brief video presentation on how to register.

Registration Video

June 7, 2019

The 2 season of Brain Food Garden Project’s podcast The Candor Report premiers. Sean Brennan and co-host Sharon Simon return with 6 new episodes from June through August. Bringing together guests merging the social justice worlds of Food Justice and Mental Health Peer Advocacy. To follow the hosts, get advanced previews of our guest lineup, show dates, or to join our conversation like the TCR Facebook page at the link below.

The Candor Report podcast Facebook page

May 29, 2019

Founder/Executive Director Sean Brennan will be a guest panelist at this year’s NYC Peer Workforce Coalition‘s annual Working Peer Summit. This year’s theme is: “Envisioning the Future of the Peer Workforce” The summit features resource tables with job opportunities, a Q&A with peer innovators, raffle items, and dinner will be served. This is a free event

The event will be held at The Center from 6-8pm

W. 13 Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues)

to book your reservation email ATTN: Willie Flora Gaines or leave a voice mail  message at (347) 396-7194

December 7, 2018

Founder/Executive Director Sean Brennan guest lectures at the NYC School Of Visual Arts for the current cohort of MFA Products Of Design in their Design for Sustainability and Resilience class. The lecture will focus on Brain Food Garden Projects mission and projects, Sean’s lived expierience as someone thriving with a mental health concern and his role in the Mental Health Peer Movement, And BFGP’s connection to the food as medicine movement. (Closed event)

December 7, 2018

The season finale of The Candor Report podcast airs on your favorite podcast app after 2pm today. Join co-hosts Sharon Simon and Sean Brennan as we have a wonderful conversation with medical intuitive and psychic medium Heather Carlucci on the episode Healing Voices:  A Different Perspective on Hearing Outside of Ourselves

November 14, 2018

Founder/Executive Director Sean Brennan will participate in Community Healthcare Network’s upcoming Integrative Medicine & Community Nutrition Symposium. Sean will  be part of a Q&A panel discussion on  topics ranging from, nutrition program development, free & low-cost community-based resources (WIC, health bucks, ShapeUp NYC), food access issues, food waste reduction, and nutrition/mental health. To purchase tickets click here