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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 January 2024 Food Flash (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข COAL + ICE: Inspiring Climate Action Through Art and Ideas (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข The Healthy School Meals For All NY Kids Coalition (nycfoodpolicy.org)

๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ง
Virtual (date to be announced soon):
Strategies for Sustained Nutrition and Culinary Education Programs

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˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด
โ€ข Empty Display Cases, Hungry Kids, Disrupted Production: NYCโ€™s Cafeteria Cuts Send Shockwaves (Chalkbeat)
โ€ข See the NYC School Cafeterias With the Most Health Code Violations (Gothamist)
โ€ข Donโ€™t Kill Community Composting in New York City (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Wait Times for NYC Cash Benefits Worsen, Leaving Vulnerable New Yorkers Hanging (Gothamist)
โ€ข Side-Loading Garbage Trucks Introโ€™d as โ€˜Superweaponโ€™ Against Big Piles of NYC Trash Bags: Mayor Adams (AM New York)
โ€ข What’s Behind This $10 Chicken Over Rice? An $18,000 Permit. (New York Times)
โ€ข โ€˜Eatup! NYC With Marcus Samuelsson and Bevy Smithโ€™ Visits Favorite Black-Owned Businesses Around NYC (ABC 7 New York)
โ€ข Frustrated by Outdoor Dining Sheds? NYC Sidewalks Are About To Clear Up (NBC)
โ€ข NYC Launches Pre-Paid Credit Cards for Migrant Families (Fox 5)
โ€ข Federal, State and Local Leaders Focused on Bringing Healthy Food to Bronx Tables (News 12)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Food Stamps: 4 Major Changes to SNAP Coming in 2024 (Yahoo Finance)
โ€ข A New Federal Program Helps Provide Meals to Kids When School Is Not in Session. These States Opted Out (PBS News Hour)
โ€ข The Gulf South’s Rejection of the Summer EBT Program Puts Further Strain on Child Hunger Issues (Baton Rouge Public Radio)
โ€ข From Gaza to Sudan, Conflict Is Driving a Rise in Hunger Worldwide (Vox)
โ€ข Food Security in Vermont: Roadmap to 2035 (Vermont Biz)
โ€ข How to Solve Food Insecurity? Treat Healthy Food as a Human Right (Common Dreams)
โ€ข Examining Dollar Stores: Health, Community, and Food Access (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต
โ€ข Agriculture Built These High Plains Towns. Now, It Might Run Them Dry (Phys.org)
โ€ข No More Choclate, Coffee, or Wine? ‘Last Supper’ Shows Stakes of Climate Crisis (The Guardian)
โ€ข This Forestry Project in Afghanistan is Pushing Women to the Forefront of Climate Action (AKDN)
โ€ข Ignoring Indigenous Rights Is Making the Green Transition More Expensive (Grist)
โ€ข Hot? Hungry? Step Inside These Food Forests (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข How to Make Urban Agriculture More Climate-Friendly (Scientific American)
โ€ข Making Farming More Climate-Friendly Is Hard. Just Ask Europeโ€™s Politicians. (New York Times)

๐˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Why European Union Officials Are Taking Angry Farmers So Seriously Before Summit (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Investment Is Flowing to US Grass-fed Beef Again. Will It Scale Up? (Civil Eats)
โ€ข These 20 Books Are Your Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of Food and Ag (Food Tank)
โ€ข โ€˜Blue Foodsโ€™ To Tackle Hidden Hunger and Improve Nutrition (Nature)
โ€ข A Big Idea for Small Farms: How To Link Agriculture, Nutrition and Public Health (NPR)
โ€ข Bird Flu Roils Poultry Industry, Raising Concern Over Egg Prices Ahead of Easter (Food Dive)
โ€ข Building Resilience Through Localization in West and Central Africa (Food Tank)
โ€ข Europeโ€™s Farmers Are Struggling, but Some Sympathetic Consumers Have Difficulty Affording Their Food (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Plant-Based Meat May No Longer Be Animal-Free (The Street)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ
โ€ข Where USDA Allotted $11.5M to 38 Composting and Food Waste Projects in 2023 (Waste Dive)
โ€ข Yumeโ€™s Platform Helps Manufacturers Turn Potential Food Waste Into Money (Tech Crunch)
โ€ข Fighting Food Waste: Finnish Food Tech Company Is Innovating To Upcycle Seafood Side Streams (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Federal Farm to Food Bank Program Cuts Down on Food Waste and Helps Farmers (WBUR)
โ€ข Household Food Waste Reduced Through Whole-Family Food Literacy Intervention (Phys.org)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ, ๐˜ˆ๐˜จ ๐˜“๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ ๐˜‰๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ
โ€ข A Red Herring in the Supreme Court (Ambrook)
โ€ข Climate Change Threatens Our Food Supply. Congress Must Pass a Modernized Farm Bill (Roll Call)
โ€ข Portugal Rolls Out Farming Aid Package To Fend Off Protests (Reuters)
โ€ข Abortion and Hunger Remain Unanswered in Spending Fight (Politico)
โ€ข DC-Based Chef Josรฉ Andrรฉs Nominated for Nobel Prize by Nancy Pelosi (DC News Now)
โ€ข Fixing Our Broken Food Systems: The $10T Question (Politico)
โ€ข Why Are GOP Governors Taking Food out of the Mouths of Poor Kids? (FERN)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s in the Bipartisan Senate Package To Aid Ukraine, Secure U.S. Border (AP News)
โ€ข The Shortsighted Effort to Ban Cell-Cultivated Meat in Some States (Time)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข You Canโ€™t Buy Lab-Grown Meat Even if You Wanted To (Wired)
โ€ข Biden Takes Aim at Grocery Chains Over Food Prices (New York Times)
โ€ข Upside Foodsโ€™ Lab-Grown Meat Is off the Menu at Bar Crenn, Its Sole Venue (Bloomberg)
โ€ข The Story of McDonaldโ€™s 10-Year Quest for Sustainable Beef (GreenBiz)
โ€ข Should a Plan to Curb Meat Industry Water Pollution Consider the Business Costs? (Civil Eats)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Revolutionizing Access to Local Food: How Local Foods Mohawk Valley is Pioneering Online Farmers Markets (Food Tank)
โ€ข Moline Student Wins Congressional App Award for Project to Connect Restaurants & Food Banks to Combat Food Waste (Yahoo News)
โ€ข Of Hubris and Feces: The Human Story of Phosphorus (Ambrook)
โ€ข From Moon Dust to Moon Soil (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Old Cows, New Meat (Ambrook)
โ€ข Overcoming Barriers to Food Access Through Digital Grocery Solutions (Food Tank)
โ€ข Smart Agriculture: Farming in the Digital Age (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Indigeponics Uses Technology To Revolutionize Agriculture (Najavo-Hopi Observer)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ
โ€ข California Set To Become First State To Introduce Series of Reparations Bills (The Hill)
โ€ข Listen to Plants, Says Indigenous Forager and Activist Linda Black Elk (Civil Eats)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Ultra-Processed Vibes (Food Fix)
โ€ข You May Be Eating Predigested Food. Hereโ€™s Why (CNN Health)
โ€ข If the Government Recognizes That โ€œFood Is Medicine,โ€ Why Arenโ€™t They Taking Hunger More Seriously? (Salon)
โ€ข FAO Highlights the Importance of Food Safety in Trade (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Free School Meals โ€˜Cut Obesity and Help Reading Skillsโ€™ in England, Study Finds (The Guardian)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s How Long It Takes for Your Body To Recover From Food Poisoning (CNN)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ (๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ Center For Food As Medicine)
โ€ข Food and Its Use: Flax Seeds (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Forever Chemicals and Bone Health Study Spotlight Take-Away With Chef Dr. Mike (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข HHS Hosts First-Ever ‘Food is Medicine’ Summit, Launches Three Public Private Partnerships (Health and Human Services)
โ€ข The Food as Medicine Conundrum (Food Institute)
โ€ข Development of a Culinary Medicine Curriculum to Support Nutrition Knowledge for Gastroenterology Fellows and Faculty (Nutrients)
โ€ข Development of a Culinary Medicine Toolkit to Improve Implementation of Virtual Cooking Classes for Low-Income Adults with Type 2 Diabetes (Healthcare)
โ€ข Food as Medicine Platform Foodsmart Expands Reach to 7.4 Million Patients as it Reels In $10M in Fresh Funding (The Spoon)

๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—– ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€
โ€ข The Center has created 59 Neighborhood Food Resource Guides. Click HERE to find your neighborhood.
โ€ข The Center’s guides have been updated by more than 300 volunteers who have spent thousands of hours making more than 200,000 calls to keep data up-to-date.

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜
โ€ข Home and Wild Food Procurement Were Associated With Improved Food Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Two Rural US States (Nature)
โ€ข Household Food Insecurity Is Negatively Associated With Achievement of Prenatal Intentions To Feed Only Breast Milk in the First Six Months Postpartum (Frontiers)
โ€ข Household Food Waste Intervention Is Feasible, Acceptable, and Effective (Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior)
โ€ข Effect of an Intensive Food-as-Medicine Program on Health and Health Care Use | A Randomized Clinical Trial (JAMA)
โ€ข Food Insecurity Is a Source of Toxic Stress (JAMA)