Get the Good Stuff Program Coordinator
The Healthy Eating Unit seeks a Get the Good Stuff Program Coordinator to support expansion and implementation of the Get the Good Stuff program. Get the Good Stuff aims to make fruits and vegetables more […]
This holiday season, we’re grateful to be spotlighted on CBS2 News. Our CEO, Joel Berg, spoke about our mission to enact programs and policies needed to ensure that all Americans have access to nutritious food.
“Our main message today is the safety net worked,” said Joel. “The massive increase in federal food and massive increase in federal […]
The Restaurant Resiliency Program will provide $25 million in grants to emergency food providers, such as soup kitchens, food pantries, and shelters, to purchase meals directly from participating restaurants. Restaurants interested in participating in the program must submit an application online and will need to demonstrate their ability to create meals that meet MyPlate nutritional standards, be current on […]
(photo credits: “Back to our roots” Big Spoon Kitchen. Potsdam, NY.
Image courtesy of the Farm-to-Table Initiative led by Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County.)
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Thank You for Supporting Your St. Lawrence County Farmers Markets!
“Each new season grows from the leftovers from the past. That is the essence of change, and […]
Increase in Monthly SNAP Benefits
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has updated the Thrifty Food Plan (TFP), which is used to set Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit levels. USDA recently re-evaluated the TFP, used to set SNAP benefits, which increased the purchasing power of the plan by 21% for the first time since it […]
People, Parks, and Power Funding Opportunity
People, Parks, and Power (P3) https://preventioninstitute.org/projects/people-parks-and-power is a new funding opportunity that supports the work of grassroots and community-based collaboratives. This opportunity is valuable to advancing equity and community engagement aims in the parks, open space, greenspace, and stormwater infrastructure policy advocacy arenas. P3 is a joint effort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation […]