The Urban Outreach Specialist and New York City Coordinator for the USDA Farm Services Agency details how this legislation impacts our everyday lives and what we can do about it.
We speak with Ricardo Salvador, director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, about the next four years.
The program’s roots are in community building within New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) complexes, which will host urban farms, farmers markets and health classes.
The 1976 Farm Winery Act was designed to entice grape growing for wine in the Empire State. Today the impacts of these laws can practically be seen from space.
The debate primarily focused on safety issues and environmental impact, and discussion on copyright and labeling was essentially nonexistent. And, oh yeah, Bill Nye was there.
An expert line-up will discuss the potentially global implications of acting locally on November 8 at Cooper Union.
According to Paul Greenberg, we should “eat American seafood, a wider variety of it, and mostly farmed filter feeders.”
The young Councilman Kallos wants a New York where healthy meals are accessible to all, obesity is long gone and every street corner composts and recycles.
Organic agriculture and grassfed livestock are among the best tools we have for sequestering carbon and reversing catastrophic climate change.
One of the trailblazers of American locavorism recently shared a powerful and provocative message at Edible Institute.
This week, our editors are doing what comes naturally—whether it’s getting off the treadmill for a bagel or reveling in the digestive process. Happy reading!
This week, our editors are getting ready for spring (finally! finally!) with good reads on jam, craft beer and gardening. Dig in!