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Key Nutrition Program Hits Snags at Farmers' Markets
Bushwick Sweating Out its Battle vs. Obesity
Free Meal Sites in Brooklyn Struggle to Draw Kids
Five Brooklyn Pols Sue Over Sandy Food Stamps
Sandy Triggers a Call: Free Lunch For All
Food Trucks Give Restaurateurs Indigestion
Seeing Green at the City’s Farmers’ Markets
Williamsburg: 'Normal families need food. This is ridiculous.'
Crown Heights: 'For two weeks last month, we didn't have any food at all.'
NYC Food Pantries Going Green
Farmers' Markets, CSAs Struggle To Get Food Stamp Customers
Super Marketing: Better
Food Choices May Be Ahead
Build The Strong Bones
Of A City Food System
TWO FRIENDS INVESTIGATE
THE URBAN FOOD CHAIN
Food, Food Everywhere
But Can't Afford To Buy
New York City's food policy makes local restaurants offer readily available nutritional information. In recent years, Mayor Bloomberg has been a strong supporter of more nutritional options at restaurants, cafeterias, and schools to combat the nation's obesity crisis.
A new study finds that the city's Green Carts are delivering fresh produce to low-income people in under-served neighborhoods and giving entrepreneurs a foothold in the marketplace. But many permitted Green Carts could not be located.
Advocates hope to end the stigma around – and resulting lack of participation in – school lunch by making everyone eligible,
Beyond the shutdown, and besides the debt-ceiling deadline, another date approaches for cuts to the Food Stamp program on which some 1.9 million New Yorkers depend.
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A new initiative will couple efforts to improve the supply of healthy food with community development that strengthens residents' ability to afford a more nutritious lifestyle.
It's that time of year again: The period when many of us make donations to help the hungry. This year, with food programs slashed and more reductions on the way, New Yorkers need to get more active in the fight against hunger.
From food stamps to food jobs, New York City has an opportunity the nation's true leader on food issues.
The collapse of the Supercommittee process gives New York City anti-hunger activists a chance to help shape a farm bill that fights hunger, promotes health, protects the environment and bolsters independent farmers.
The city's social services commissioner makes the case for prohibiting the use of food stamp benefits to buy sugary drinks.