What Can $15 Million Do For New York City’s Food? The Healthy Food And Community Change Initiative
Nutrition / Public Health

What Can $15 Million Do For New York City’s Food? The Healthy Food And Community Change Initiative

On Thursday, February 14, 2013, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund held a special forum at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College in launch of the Healthy Food and Community Change (HFCC) initiative, pledging a generous $15 million for healthy food initiatives across New York City over the next five years. This tops the $1.5 million donation made in 2008 … Continue reading

Food Metrics 2012: NYC Releases It’s First Report After Enactment of Local Law 52
Nutrition

Food Metrics 2012: NYC Releases It’s First Report After Enactment of Local Law 52

The past few years have seen a lot of work on the New York City’s food system coming from the municipal government. In an effort to offer residents a “greener, greater New York,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg released PlaNYC in 2007.  The report entailed 127 initiatives targeted for goal-specific improvements by 2030. However, the report didn’t choose to … Continue reading