Labor Religion Coalition of New York State upcoming events


๐—จ๐—ฝ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—บ๐˜€
Between 2015 and 2020, non-profit hospitals in New York State sued over 53,000 patients. Our hospitals are required to offer financial assistance but instead choose to take patients to court, despite receiving over $1 billion in tax support each year. As a result, thereโ€™s a growing campaign in New York State to #EndMedicalDebt by growing the [โ€ฆ]

Food Medicine Watch for the week of December 1, 2022


๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต (๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ)
Original Center articles, news, research studies and events for the week of December 1, 2022
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๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—”๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ด ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข Food as Healing: Nurturing Ourselves and Land through Food (Foodtank)
โ€ข Food as Medicine: A Treatment for Diabetes in Middle Tennessee (The Tennessee Tribune)
โ€ข Food [โ€ฆ]

Food Policy Watch (Hunter College) NYC Food Policy Center


Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of November 30, 2022
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๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—–๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†.๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด ๐—ข๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€
โ€ข FDA Final Rule Requires Food Tracing Records to Reduce Foodborne Illness (
โ€ข Community Spotlight: Rock Steady Farm (
โ€ข ICYMI: Interview with Joel Berg, NYCโ€™s Hunger Free Advocate (

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜
๐˜•๐˜ ๐˜Š ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด
โ€ข Taking on [โ€ฆ]

Seeding the Future, one land steward at a time


This Giving Tuesday, Farm School NYC is excited to spotlight a steward of their community. NYC is known for many things, but a strong sense of community is not one of them. Frances, currently a program co-coordinator with Farm School NYC, is shifting this narrative through her work in service to land and community.

Frances (she / they) is a black [โ€ฆ]

SAVE THE DATE! Religion In a Time of Crisis, February 13, 2023


๐—™๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฏ, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ
hosted by Labor Religion Coalition of New York State

On Monday, February 13, youโ€™re invited to join faith leaders, both lay and clergy, from across New York State for a day-long convening where we will explore the possibilities and challenges of confronting the multiple crises our communities are facing. In particular, we will reflect on the [โ€ฆ]

The “scoop” on the latest round of food grants from The Schenectady Foundation


๐™€๐™ฆ๐™ช๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™—๐™ก๐™š ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™˜๐™š๐™จ๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™๐™ฎ ๐™๐™ค๐™ค๐™™ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ง๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™™
$561,000 invested to make Schenectady more food secure

In this week with so much attention on gathering for a healthy meal, The Schenectady Foundationโ€™s announcement of granting $561,000 to seven community organizations is especially appropriate.
โ€œThis second round of grants will build a healthier and more sustainable food system in our community,โ€ said Robert Carreau, executive [โ€ฆ]

SNAP Outreach Funding Opportunity for Schools & Community-based Organizations

The No Kid Hungry ๐—ฆ๐—ก๐—”๐—ฃ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† will provide funding to community-based organizations and schools to maximize SNAP enrollment and participation. SNAP helps to ensure that families have the groceries they need and kids have the food they require to grow and thrive.

The full Request for Proposal can be found here.

To learn more, join No Kid [โ€ฆ]

GardenShare’s Online Holiday Auction is coming!

๐“–๐“ฎ๐“ฝ ๐“ป๐“ฎ๐“ช๐“ญ๐”‚!
GardenShareโ€™s online auction is coming to your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone โ€“ in your kitchen, living room, or home office if youโ€™re on break!
You wonโ€™t want to miss this chance to bid on an amazing variety of local food, art items, and North Country experiences.
There is something for everyone!
All proceeds support GardenShare programs and activities.

Hereโ€™s how it works:
โ™ฆ [โ€ฆ]

November News from Farm School NYC

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๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜!
Thanks for your support in spreading the word about our Citywide program to your community. Weโ€™ve accepted an incredible and diverse cohort. The new 2022-2023 cohort of Citywide students is first looking forward to orientation and then our Training of Trainers Course, a grounding in popular education. Stay tuned for other developments and [โ€ฆ]

Food Policy Watch (Hunter College) for the week of November 16, 2002

NYC Food Policy Center
Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of November 16, 2022
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๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—–๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†.๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด ๐—ข๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€
โ€ข Research Strategy Aims to Create Sustainable Solutions to Global Hunger (
โ€ข Urban Agriculture in NYC: Research Roundup (
โ€ข ICYMI: Interview with Dr. Joe Bozeman III, Climate and Food Expert (

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€ [โ€ฆ]

State Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for the Nearly $26 Million New York Food for New York Families Program

This program will provide a boost to New York farmers, increase access to local foods, and further enhance the resilience of New Yorkโ€™s food system.
Funding Provided Through USDAโ€™s Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program
๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ
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