This is very helpful for my mysterious bottles of ketchup and mayonnaise that have been hanging out for who knows how long…
From What Food Desert Maps Get Wrong About How People Eat, which highlights mobility as an often left-out factor. Spot on.
Completely easy-to-follow (and delicious) food blog brought to you by my friend Allison. Enjoy! garlic fingers: recipes & inspiration from an urban vegetarian
I went to an incredible risotto and wine dinner party last month prepared by chef Michelle Lawton of joyful plate. The dinner was an auction item at the West Side Campaign Against Hunger's 2012 benefit dinner that new friend Marianne won and graciously invited me to share in. You should read more and look at… Continue reading
The issues are complex, and there’s no magic bullet. But there are strategies that have demonstrated progress and promise. We believe that the way to move forward is to empower and engage communities, foster collaboration, and provide the tools to implement change. With our new Healthy Food & Community Change initiative, the Illumination Fund aims… Continue reading
This morning, we’re launching the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund’s Healthy Food & Community Change Initiative. The conference, Bringing Policy to the Table: New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society, features an incredible lineup of participants who hold positions in… Continue reading Bringing Policy to the Table: New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society
2013 Joan H. Tisch Public Health Forum More than 100 people gathered in person and virtually for the annual Joan H. Tisch Public Health Forum. The topic: Can City Food Policies Reduce Disparities? Lessons from New York and London. Jennifer Raab, President of Hunter College, and Laurie Tisch gave welcoming remarks, and Sue Atkinson, the… Continue reading
“It is a community cafe of shared responsibility. One of the goals of this charitable program is to help ensure that everyone who needs a meal gets one and to raise the level of awareness about food insecurity in the country.” -Kate Antonacci, project manager of Panera CaresPanera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open… Continue reading Panera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open soon
The role of the SNAP program isn’t to provide additional money to paid government volunteers; it is to help feed hungry American families. Senator John Thune, R-ND, in an article framing food stamps as a perk for paid government volunteers. Right. Food stamps (SNAP benefits) are to help feed hungry Americans. At an AmeriCorps salary,… Continue reading
A new set of 10 recipes, cooking tips, and kids fun has arrived! Get your free digital copy of the NYC Green Cart Fresh Food Pack here, or see if you can snag one at your local Green Cart vendor. And, if you cook any of the recipes, let me know how it goes! This has been a… Continue reading New NYC Fresh Food Pack Launches!