Healthy Food Access: Improve Resident Health, Save Site Money

Share The following is an excerpt from NYC Foodscape‘s recent article for a national affordable housing publication, Assisted Housing Management Insider, about creating and managing food access programs for residents of affordable housing sites. The Insider […]

Support a Community Gardens District in New York City’s Historic East Village/Lower East Side

Share New York City is known for its unique neighborhood business districts: the Garment District, the Flower District, the Furniture District, the Diamond District–even the Human Hair District (for wigs). These areas are characterized by […]

Sad News for Local Food: Food Systems Network is Closing Its Doors

Share A pioneering food organization shocked local food advocates this week by announcing that it is closing its doors after 10 years of groundbreaking work in food systems networking and advocacy. The Leadership Committee of […]

Growing in NYC: TWO Urban Ag Workshops Not to Miss TOMORROW 9/20 During Climate Convergence/LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival

Share NYC Foodscape is moderating two urban ag workshops this Saturday, September 20 at LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens), where Climate Convergence events are “converging” with the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in a day of food […]

March, Eat and Learn During Weekend of Love for Mother Earth, September 20 and 21– with LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival, NYC Climate Convergence and People’s Climate March

Share On Sunday, September 21, 2014, the People’s Climate March takes place in New York City, with an expected attendance in the several hundred thousands, representing over 1,000 businesses, unions, faith groups, schools, social justice groups, […]

Thank You NYWCA — NYC Foodscape and Carolyn Zezima Member Feature

Share As a proud member of the New York Women’s Culinary Association, I am honored to have been featured for my work and my diverse culinary career in its special, Member Feature section. The best part […]

Update on Food Almanac 2014: An Evening of Food Policy Prognostications

Share Food Almanac 2014, Food Systems Network NYC‘s network’s annual food policy and fundraising event was held on February 12, 2014 at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea. Moderated by Dr. Nevin Cohen, Assistant Professor of Environmental […]

Straw Bale Garden at Campos Featured in GrowTogether Conference Workshop: Learn and Get Inspired

Share NYC Foodscape is leading a straw bale gardening workshop at the 30th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference. This year’s conference features exciting new workshops and returning favorites, including many hands-on and youth-focused workshops for gardeners of […]

An Open Letter on Food to His Honor, Mayor Bill de Blasio

Share In this month’s newsletter, the Food Systems Network NYC published an “Open Letter on Food to His Honor, Mayor Bill de Blasio” from the Network’s co-chair, Ed Yowell and me, reaching out to New York […]

Today, October 24, 2013, is FOOD DAY…Get Out and Crunch!

Share October 24 is National Food Day, “a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food and a grassroots campaign for better food policies. Food Day aims to help people Eat Real. That means cutting […]