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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]

 

Tisch 'Dish Summer 2016 Newsletter

Hot off the presses: the summer edition of our quarterly newsletter. School gardens, physical activity research, curriculum updates, food waste, and more! Don't forget to subscribe

School Gardens Can Take Root With the GREEN Tool

The GREEN (Garden Resources, Education, and Environment Nexus) Tool is a practical, flexible, evidence-based tool designed to help gardens grow deep roots in schools. Check it out here.

For Active Kids, Less Crime, More Parks

The Tisch Food Center just published a study in Preventing Chronic Disease showing links between NYC students' physical activity and crime rates and access to parks in their neighborhoods.