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Wellness Program Finder

The Wellness Program Finder is a searchable database of food, nutrition, physical and mental health programs serving New York City PreK-12 public schools, run by nonprofits, hospitals, companies, government agencies, and universities.

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Teaching Food and Nutrition for ALL

A professional development online course for educators with a passion for helping our next generation eat well for themselves and for the planet. 

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Food and Nutrition Education Curricula

Engage children in exploring food systems, food choice, and personal health with our evidence-based curricula, designed for educators in a variety of settings. 

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E-Learning Hub

Need fresh ideas for learning at home? Find FREE food and nutrition education lesson plans, videos, recipes, and activities developed by NYC organizations. Ideal for use by families and teachers, for children grades K-12, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In the Media

  • Sara Abiola, executive director and associate research professor, and Pamela Koch, faculty director and associate professor of nutrition education, talk about policy proposals for meeting the challenge of food insecurity in NYC following the pandemic and the report, "NY Food 2025."

  • TFC's Executive Director, Dr. Sara Abiola, along with leaders from Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute outline the NY Food 2025 report, including reccomendations that will enable New York City to make meaningful progress towards creating a healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable food system. 

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The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, in the Program in Nutrition conducts research on food and nutrition education practice and policy. We translate our research into resources for educators, policy makers, and advocates to demand a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. Our vision is transforming the status quo through food and nutrition education.

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