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The Tisch Food Center, in the Program in Nutrition, 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 Food Center’s Pioneering New York City Food-Ed Hub Funded in FY2020 City Budget

NEW YORK, NY - Teachers College, Columbia University today announced that thanks to funding included in the New York City Council’s FY 2020 budget, the College will create a new Food-Ed Hub to be housed within its Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, in the Program in Nutrition. (Read more here...)

Bill Introduced in NYC to Improve Food & Nutrition Ed Reporting

On Wednesday, January 16th 2019 we joined our Food-Ed Coalition colleagues for a rally and hearing to support Int 1283, the NYC Food & Nutrition Ed reporting bill, from City Council Education Committee Chairman Mark Treyger & Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. (Read more...)

Spring 2019 Tisch Dish

The effect of cafeteria noise on students' diets; the potential for teacher professional development to improve nutrtion education in schools; a new bill to create a statewide school wellness policy in NY; and more...