Dozens of New Yorkers headed to Florida last weekend and joined thousands of people from across the country for the final days of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ 2-week, 200-mile March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food, calling for fair wages for Florida’s farmworkers.
A Place at the Table is a compelling, disturbing and compassionate film, which reveals how hunger is the flip side of obesity in America and its cost is human potential.
New York City has some of the best tap water in the world. So good, in fact, the EPA says it doesn’t even require filtration. So how do you get eight million New Yorkers, constantly on the go, to give up the convenience of disposable water bottles and drink from the tap?
The FDA wants genetically engineered salmon on the dinner table, but top chefs won’t bite.
Food, fracking and why I love Richard Nixon.
A smart Soho nonprofit helps bring clean water to the world.
The theme for this year’s TEDx Manhattan conference, “Changing the Way We Eat,” couldn’t be dearer to our hearts: to explore the food system as we shift to a more sustainable way of eating and farming. Sadly for us (and most of you) tickets are way sold out. The good news is we can all tune in to the conference online here where it will be livestreaming this Saturday, February 16th, from 10:30am – 6:00pm.
There are a variety of ways to show support for your favorite causes. You can run for cancer, sign a petition against fracking, and now, there’s poetry slamming to raise awareness for food inequality.
Chefs for the Marcellus–a group of chefs concerned that hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) will damage our upstate farms, wineries and breweries–is hosting a fundraising dinner this Thursday at the Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg.
As Eat Drink Local Week approaches–our week-long tribute to our foodshed begins Saturday, June 23rd–we wanted to introduce the sponsors that have helped us organize the event and also support local and seasonal eating year-round.
With help from NY1, we’ve got a sneak peek video tour of the construction of the Ur-BARN being raised at the Great GoogaMooga, two-day food and music fest produced by Superfly Presents that’s taking over the Neathermead in Prospect Park.
Earlier this week I attended the second annual “Fill Our Shelves Luncheon” for the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, which is housed in the basement of the Church of Saint Paul and Saint Andrew on West 86th Street and West End Avenue.