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February 28: Food Almanac 2017—is Food Trumped?

The Food Almanac 2017: Are Good, Clean, and Fair Food and Farming Trumped? February 28 6:30 pm Brooklyn Winery 213 North 8th Street, New York, NY Food and farming might seem like afterthoughts in the Trump administration but this week’s … Read More

Trump’s Ag Pick Perdue Seems Contrary; Seeking Consensus on Healthy Food; Ice-Scream-For-Vegans; FDA Publishes New Advice For Your Mom

Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Ag, Sonny Perdue, is Frightening If confirmed, Perdue will oversee a budget of more than $140 billion and a staff of more than 100,000 people in an office that, as Civil Eats points out, executes “policy … Read More

Progress Made for NY-SNAP Recipients; Biodiversity and Farming; Carageenan Banned From Organic; New Globe Maps

NYC supermarket to introduce bonus program for SNAP recipients Last Thursday, New York’s Industrial Development Agency approved a series of tax incentives that would incentivize fruit and vegetable buying for shoppers who pay for them with SNAP benefits. That is, the … Read More

November 17: Urban Food Policy Forum: Immigrants and Food Access

Urban Food Policy Forum: Immigrants and Food Access @ CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Join the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute and the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at Lehman College to continue the dialogue around immigrant inclusion as we aim to … Read More

Take Action: Stand with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Expand Food Access to Everyone; Run the River 5K NYC;

Stand With Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: End Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline The Dakota Access Pipeline protest has been building to points of nearly boiling, so now it’s time to show your support and help to end the construction permanently. Ever since initial … Read More

In the News: The Benefits of Spicing Up a Breast-Feeding Mother’s Diet; Thousands Could Lose Food Stamps as States Restore Pre-Recession Requirements; NY State Approves $15 Minimum Wage

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The Benefits of Spicing Up a Breast-Feeding Mother’s Diet Conventionally, mothers have been told to avoid strong flavors while breast-feeding, as to not upset their babies. The diet of the mother transfers flavors and information into the amniotic fluid before … Read More


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