Register Today! Join Hunger Solutions New York and No Kid Hungry for the Upcoming CEP Webinar Series

05/31/2023 This summer, Hunger Solutions New York and No Kid Hungry New York will be co-hosting a webinar series for schools to ensure all CEP-eligible schools can maximize this new state subsidy in the upcoming school year. ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ญ๐™ž๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฏ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™‰๐™š๐™ฌ ๐˜พ๐™€๐™‹ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ช๐™—๐™จ๐™ž๐™™๐™ฎ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™œ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™‚๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ Thursday, June 1, 2023, 1-1:30pm Join us to learn how strategic grouping can help you maximize the new state CEP subsidy. Register here for Maximize the CEP Subsidy Webinar ๐˜พ๐™€๐™‹ ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™Ž๐™ช๐™—๐™จ๐™ž๐™™๐™ฎ: ๐™‚๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™”๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™Œ๐™ช๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ ๐˜ผ๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง๐™š๐™™ ๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™Ž๐™€๐˜ฟ Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 9-9:30am The NY State Education Department (SED), Child Nutrition Program Administration, will join us for a 30 minute Q&A session [...]

May 31st, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants|

Farm School NYC May Newsletter

05/16/2023 Sign up ๐—™๐—ฆ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—– ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—–๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฒ๐˜๐—ต! Will you help Farm School NYC cultivate a powerful Board of Directors? Nominate someone you know whose values align with Farm School NYC's! We are looking for board members with experience in foundation fundraising, accounting, human resources, individual giving, and conflict resolution. If they have these skills (or many more), please, nominate them (or yourself) today! Watch the info session linked on this page and reach out to for more information about duties, commitment, or process of becoming a board member. We are excited to see who you nominate and hope you are ready to vote [...]

May 16th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Job postings, Newsletters|

May eNews from GardenShare

05/08/2023 Sign up for the newsletter ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—™๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€? May marks the beginning of Spring Farmers Market season. If you have not submitted an application for vendor membership, day vendor, or nonprofit tabling. Email the Farmers Market Manager! Remember you do not just have to shop the markets with just cash. Many accept debit/credit cards. Come to the market managers table to learn how to get tokens to buy your favorite local products. Each market has there own Facebook pages for frequent updates on product availability and other events/news for each market. Click on the town below! Akwesasne Canton Gouverneur Hammond Massena Ogdensburg Potsdam ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ [...]

May 8th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Laying the Groundwork for Summer Meals from Hunger Solutions New York

04/27/2023 ๐™Ž๐™ช๐™ข๐™ข๐™š๐™ง ๐™„๐™จ ๐™…๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐˜ผ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ง! Now is a great time to pre-order Summer Food Service Program outreach materials from the New York State Department of Education. Bilingual outreach flyers are available in bulk at no charge. The flyers promote summer meals and feature a QR code to help families find nearby site locations. ๐™‰๐™ค ๐™†๐™ž๐™™ ๐™ƒ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™‰๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™”๐™ค๐™ง๐™  (๐™‰๐™†๐™ƒ-๐™‰๐™”) ๐™Ž๐™๐™Ž๐™‹ ๐™‚๐™ง๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™Š๐™ฅ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ NKH-NY is supporting school districts and community-based organizations operating the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) or Seamless Summer Option (SSO) and implementing non-congregate meal programs in rural areas. Grant awards will average between $10,000 - $20,000, and exact amounts will vary depending on program [...]

April 27th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Advocacy Alert: Final Push for State Budget Priorities & National Call-In Day to Protect SNAP from Hunger Solutions New

04/25/2023 ๐—ง๐—ข๐——๐—”๐—ฌ: Action Needed to Support Full Funding of Healthy School Meals for All, the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP), and Emergency Food We are at a critical moment in the state budget push for Healthy School Meals for All NY Kids. Albany is considering a partial expansion of free school meals that will not provide free meals for all students. With a final budget likely coming this week, we must raise our voices and push for full funding of statewide universal school meals. โ€ข Call your legislators: We need lawmakers to raise their voices in conference at this critical juncture. Help us communicate to legislators that [...]

April 25th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts|

Farm School NYC April Newsletter

04/19/2023 Sign up for the newsletter ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ After over eight years of dedicated service at Farm School NYC, Onika Abraham has decided to step down as Executive Director and will transition out of her role at the end of May 2023. She is excited to pursue a new leadership opportunity in the environmental and nature education and equity space. Read more about her journey and the impact of Onikaโ€™s leadership in strengthening our community in this letter from our Board of Directors. If you'd like to express gratitude, please email her to share memories and sentiments. We are also excited to announce that our organization will [...]

April 19th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Job postings, Newsletters|

Food Policy Watch (Hunter College) for the week of April 12, 2023

04/13/2023 Sign up for the newsletter 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 Interview with Qiana Mickie, Executive Director of the Mayorโ€™s Office of Urban Agriculture ( โ€ข Seattle to Guarantee Paid Sick Leave for Food Delivery Workers ( โ€ข ICYMI: Los Deliveristas Unidos Fights for Equality Among Delivery Workers ( ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ! โ€ข Nominations for the Food Policy Centerโ€™s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, Class of 2023, are now OPEN! Please submit nominations HERE. โ€ข Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2023. 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 New York Food: How to Apply for SNAP, Find Food Pantries, and More (Documented) โ€ข In Hunts [...]

April 13th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Newsletters|

The release of the 2023 United For ALICE report

04/12/2023 ๐—๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป United Way of the Greater Capital Region ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ Thomas P. DiNapoli ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ United For ALICE ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ RSVP: ย  Source

April 12th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts|

Gear Up to Feed More Kids in the 2023-2024 School Year

04/12/2023 Spring is here and itโ€™s time to start preparing for next year! Connect with Hunger Solutions New York and No Kid Hungry NY through our webinar series for updated resources to help you plan for the 2023-2024 school year. Canโ€™t make it? Register anyway to receive the recording and follow-up resources. ๐˜ฝ๐™ช๐™ž๐™ก๐™™ ๐™– ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜ฝ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ ๐™›๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ค๐™œ๐™ง๐™–๐™ข ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐˜ฝ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ ๐™›๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐˜ผ๐™›๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜ฝ๐™š๐™ก๐™ก Tuesday April 18, 1-2 p.m. Learn how Breakfast After the Bell can revitalize your school meal operations with increased participation and revenue. Register Here: ๐˜พ๐™€๐™‹ ๐™†๐™ž๐™˜๐™  ๐™Š๐™›๐™›: 2023-2024 ๐™Ž๐™” Monday May 15, 2-3 p.m. Refresh on the basics and benefits of adopting community eligibility, along [...]

April 12th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts|

Your April Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

04/05/2023 Sign up for the newsletter here ๐“˜๐“ท ๐“ฃ๐“ฑ๐“ฒ๐“ผ ๐“˜๐“ผ๐“ผ๐“พ๐“ฎ: โ€ข Statewide News โ€ข Taste NY Updates โ€ข NYS Grown & Certified Updates โ€ข Funding Opportunities โ€ข Spotlight: The Department Celebrates Agricultural Literacy Week ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ต ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜† The days growing longer and the weather getting warmer can only mean one thing: the start of the growing season is almost upon us! While planting gets underway, April also marks a special, annual celebration for our gardeners across the state: National Garden Month! Thereโ€™s no better time to be thankful for all the flowers, plants, trees, and herbs that we can grow in our own backyards than [...]

April 5th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Help United Way of the Greater Capital Region install the Capital Region’s next Nutritious Choices Learning Path

04/04/2023 Join United Way of the Greater Capital Region and Emerging Leaders United and our partners at The City of Troy, and Deloitte on ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ž๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜† for the installation of the newest Nutritious Choices Learning Path! SIGN UP ๐™‡๐™€๐˜ผ๐™๐™‰ ๐™ˆ๐™Š๐™๐™€ ๐˜ผ๐˜ฝ๐™Š๐™๐™ ๐™๐™ƒ๐™€ ๐™‰๐™๐™๐™๐™„๐™๐™„๐™Š๐™๐™Ž ๐˜พ๐™ƒ๐™Š๐™„๐˜พ๐™€๐™Ž ๐™‡๐™€๐˜ผ๐™๐™‰๐™„๐™‰๐™‚ ๐™‹๐˜ผ๐™๐™ƒ๐™Ž Aimed at encouraging healthy habits for children, the Nutritious Choices Learning Paths were developed by Emerging Leaders UNITED, a young professionals group empowered to drive positive change in the Capital Region. While promoting healthy habits is critically important, this project also recognizes the need for more accessible and affordable healthy food for everyone in our community. [...]

April 4th, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts|

Sign Up for the 3rd Eat the Science Workshop from Culinary Nutrition Collaborative!

03/31/2023 Registration is NOW OPEN for the third ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ! Our spring workshop will show how walnuts may truly be "food for thought"! Join us as we dig into the research and present recipes that provide important nutrients that support optimum brain health. (And best of all, the workshop is free and you'll earn 1 CPEU!) Join us for our third Eat the Science Workshop on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023! ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ #๐Ÿฏ: Food For Thought: Family Friendly Walnut Recipes and Emerging Brain Health Research Wednesday, 4/26 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST A growing body of research has shown that walnut consumption may help support optimum brain health [...]

March 31st, 2023|Categories: Events, External posts|