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The Tisch Food Center cultivates research about connections between a just, sustainable food system and healthy eating, and translates it into recommendations and resources for educators, policy makers, and community advocates. The Center focuses on schools as critical levers for learning and social change. [Read More]


The Summer 2017 Edition of the Tisch 'Dish is HERE!

Do noisy cafeterias influence what kids eat? A BIG win for NYC students and families! And more... 

New York City Announces Free School Lunch for All

On September 6, 2017, New York City (NYC) Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced NYC will become the largest school district in the U.S. to offer free school lunch to all public school students. Read more here

The Tisch Food Center Brings Nutrition Education to Life for Elected Officials

This summer, the Tisch Food Center facilitated and attended nutrition education site visits with two elected officials across New York; Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative John Faso. Read more here