According to the city’s Department of Education, the program fits into the city’s overall efforts to ensure students receive high-quality, healthy lunch in a sustainable way.
We recently sat down with the West Village dad to learn more about his food philosophy, thoughts on how technology is changing how we eat and drink, and how he made over the Obama’s pantry.
The Pace-Natural Resources Defense Council Food Law Initiative provides small farmers, food producers and food activists with pro bono legal services.
Local schools significantly depend on outside resources to help teach students how to make food choices that promote health, ecological sustainability and social justice.
Every restaurant is different, and there is no one right way to reduce food waste.
The city needs policies to support both well-funded, high-tech farm operations and community-run urban farms
Directing a greater percentage of their budget to local farmers, processors and distributors could improve public health and farmer livelihood, while creating jobs and economic growth.
The Street Vendor Project thought a bill that would eventually double the number of food vending permits had garnered enough support to pass, but council support seemed to wane in the last few weeks.
Researchers at Columbia University attempt to map out nutrition education funding connections using New York as its focus.
This year, the National Food Policy Scorecard didn’t have much to work with.
On December 14, the 2017 Food Justice Awards will honor four local organizations and individuals working toward a more equitable food system.
Despite the fact that New York City has the largest urban agriculture system in the country, current regulations are often at odds with its expansion. That could change soon.