The Food Ed Hub, housed in the Tisch Food Center, works to ensure that all NYC students have quality food and nutrition education and sustainably-produced, culturally-responsive, healthy school food.
The Food Ed Coalition is a diverse group of advocates, program leaders, school community members, and other stakeholders convened by the Tisch Food Center, working to support the most vulnerable communities in New York City.
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. Despite financial hurdles, Food Ed Coalition members continue to provide meals, deliver groceries, conduct outreach about available food assistance, and offer virtual food education sessions.
During COVID-19, the Food Ed Hub pivoted to support members’ efforts by:
The Food Ed Coalition was formed in response to a need for a coordinated effort to increase access to resources and best practices for food and nutrition organizations in NYC. Read our full history here.
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.
Engage children in exploring food systems, food choice, and personal health with our evidence-based curricula, designed for educators in a variety of settings.
A professional development online course for educators with a passion for helping our next generation eat well for themselves and for the planet.
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.
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.