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New Resources: Nutrition Education Programs in NYC Schools

All New York City students deserve access to great nutrition education, yet 44% of New York City schools lack external nutrition education programming.

New Study: To Root Gardens in Schools, Create Curricular Connections

A recent study in the journal Health Behavior and Policy Review, by Dr. Katherine Gardner Burt and Tisch Food Center team members, concludes that supporting teachers to connect gardens with core academic subjects is critical to help school gardens grow deep roots in schools.

New Study: Students Need Help Navigating Food Environments

A new study in the Journal of School Health, by Dr. Marissa Burgermaster and the Tisch Food Center team, provides further evidence that nutrition education needs to happen hand-in-hand with efforts to improve the food environments students encounter on a daily basis.

New Study: Making Nutrition Education Work in Schools

A study just out in the Journal of School Health, by Dr. Kathleen Porter and Tisch Food Center team members, sheds light on why and how New York City schools make external nutrition education programs part of their school’s every day culture.

New Faces at the Tisch Food Center

This fall, the Tisch Food Center welcomed three fabulous new students and staff to its team: