The Tisch Center partnered with New York City’s Office of School Wellness Programs to learn more about how NYC schools have been utilizing outdoor spaces during the pandemic.
For the first time in 15 years, the formula used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to determine the benefits someone is eligible to receive from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”) was revised to better reflect the realistic cost of eating an adequate and nutritious diet in the United States.
In 25 1-hour focus groups, the Tisch Food Center interviewed parents of NYC school children who had received pandemic grab n’ go meals to understand their experiences.
The Tisch Food Center is thrilled to welcome Lesley Kroupa, JD, MS, RD as Interim Policy Director. Learn more about Lesley’s professional interests and what she is looking forward to working on at the center in this introductory interview.
The Tisch Food Center recently interviewed Hunger Solutions New York’s Child Nutrition Programs Specialist Jessica Pino-Goodspeed. Learn more about the amazing work her organization is doing in food education and access across NYC.
The Tisch Food Center’s Food Ed Coalition collaborated with East New York Farms to host a virtual award ceremony honoring Food Ed Coalition members working to address food insecurity over this past unprecedented school year.
Food and nutrition are key elements of resiliency that New York City can’t afford to neglect. The City Council should reinstate the funding for the Food Ed Hub to ensure our communities are stronger, safer, and healthier moving forward from this pandemic.
The current public health crisis has highlighted the important role that schools play in students’ diets and made increasingly clear how dangerous diet-related diseases can be. Restoring Food Ed Hub funding and supporting the Food Ed Coalition’s priorities are two ways the Council can ensure our communities are stronger, safer, and healthier moving forward.
Last month, the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy published its first-ever 10-year food plan. The plan reflects lessons learned from the pandemic, focusing on supporting food security for low-income communities of color, protecting food workers, and strengthening supply chains.
The NY Food 20/20 Project, a collaboration of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy; Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center; and CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Towards a NYC COVID-19 Food Response in 2021.
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.
A professional development online course for educators with a passion for helping our next generation eat well for themselves and for the planet.
Engage children in exploring food systems, food choice, and personal health with our evidence-based curricula, designed for educators in a variety of settings.
The Food Ed Finder is a database of food and nutrition education programs available to New York City Schools. Use our searchable database to find a program for your child!
Pam Koch emphasizes the need for universal school meals and how school meals can play a critical role in food security.
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 give people power to demand healthy, just, sustainable food. Our vision is transforming the status quo through food and nutrition education.