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.
We caught up with Nicholas Freudenberg, director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, about the past and future of food policy in New York.
Our favorite foods may be around for a while, but perhaps not in the way we’re used to.
The city played a key role in drafting the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact and has a robust set of initiatives that align with its vision.
The city is part of a nationwide school food alliance that leverages purchasing power to “drive quality up and costs down while incorporating sound environmental practices.”
These new tools equip leaders across sectors to identify solutions with the largest impact.