On December 14, the 2017 Food Justice Awards will honor four local organizations and individuals working toward a more equitable food system.
The Garjana event was in support of Food Tank, a nonprofit that environmentally, socially and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity and poverty.
With the help of WhyHunger and EcoStation, Bushwick high school students installed a farm inside this unexpected location.
Recently, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) came to New York to receive the Roosevelt Freedom from Want Medal. Starting November 11, they launched an ongoing week of action to move Wendy’s to sign a social responsibility program.
Next Wednesday, October 16, the World Food Prize will be awarded to Monsanto and Syngenta. Next Tuesday, October 15, the Food Sovereignty Prize will celebrate an entirely different vision of the future of food and agriculture.
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.
The impact of Hurricane Sandy was measured in many ways: feet of water, billions of dollars, days of school closures. At Added Value, the Red Hook community farm fueled by the work of youth volunteers, it was measured in pounds of sweet potatoes.