Various special programming occurs throughout the year. In-house staff and volunteers host cooking demonstrations, workshops, and tastings during pantry hours. Cooking class series, shopping tours and farmers' market tours are led by Bread & Life, as well as hosted by Food Bank of New York City, City Harvest and New York Cares.

Introducing St. John’s Bread and Life Health Cooking Classes “Stop & Chop”

Join us to learn more about nutrition, and take home healthy food options! Each week we will focus on different recipes and cooking techniques to help lower salt and sugar intake. Staff from Care For The Homeless will be present to offer free blood pressure tracking. Classes are free, no registration necessary.

When: Thursdays from 1-2:30pm

Where: St. John's Bread & Life Demo Kitchen, 1st Floor

For more information, please contact Millicent Souris at