Launching this fall the Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program is partly a result of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams’s work around plant-based nutrition.
If the city could pass a ban on plastic straws, it would be the largest city in the U.S. to do so.
Programs like Food Bank for New York City’s Green Sidewalks can sometimes reach up to 2,000 New Yorkers a day.
Still just a proposal, it would promote free and reduced-price school meals and ensure that schools are sourcing from New York farms.
It’s estimated that people in poverty will pay an average of $3,448 more in taxes, increasing the total tax burden on Americans in poverty by $140 billion.
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The food stories that our editors have been chewing on this week.
Talking canned tomatoes, deep fryers and grocery shopping around the city with the Gotham’s top food policy influencer.
Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like the 2013 Just Food Conference featuring over a 100 workshops on national farm and food issues, CSA trends, cooking and food preservation techniques, and ways to mobilize communities in order to increase access to farm-fresh, locally grown food. Here’s what’s happening this week.