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Kate Mackenzie, MS, RD: COVID-19 Food Hero

Kate Mackenzie, MS, RD: COVID-19 Food Hero NYC Food Policy Editor Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center Why She’s a Food Hero: Kate Mackenzie leads the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy. As Director of the Office of Food Policy, she played a critical role in the development and management of [...]

2021-07-18T03:16:37+00:00June 30th, 2021|

Memo: Food Procurement and Infrastructure

Memo: Food Procurement and Infrastructure Chloe Waterman Friends of the Earth, Mackenzie Feldman Data For Progress, and Julian Kraus-Polk Other contributing groups: Center for Good Food Purchasing, Food Chain Workers Alliance, HEAL Food Alliance, Farm to School Network Data for Progress Introduction In the Spring of 2021, President Biden unveiled [...]

2021-07-18T03:06:12+00:00June 24th, 2021|

Mayor Lightfoot and Community Leaders Release Food Equity Agenda for Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot and Community Leaders Release Food Equity Agenda for Chicago Press Release City of Chicago, Office of the Mayor CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced the Food Equity Agenda, a multi-year effort, co-created in partnership with a cross-section of community and City representatives, to transform the food system by removing [...]

2021-07-18T02:42:44+00:00June 24th, 2021|

The city’s first food equity council works to feed everyone

The city’s first food equity council works to feed everyone Sharon Hoyer Chicago Reader "I think policy is everything," said Dr. Angela Odoms-Young, a professor at University of Illinois Chicago who researches environmental and social impacts on diet-related diseases. Odoms-Young is one of two dozen public health experts, food justice [...]

2021-07-18T02:38:04+00:00June 21st, 2021|

Children To Receive Free Lunches At Select Los Angeles Parks

Children To Receive Free Lunches At Select Los Angeles Parks Patch LOS ANGELES, CA — Starting Monday and through Aug. 9, children up to 18 years old can receive a free lunch at select Los Angeles city parks. The Summer Food Service Program aims to ensure that children in Los Angeles [...]

2021-07-18T02:31:29+00:00June 13th, 2021|

Not Just Junk: Why We Need To Re-Think Food Processing

Not Just Junk: Why We Need To Re-Think Food Processing Errol Schweizer Forbes The Covid-19 pandemic shattered any illusions of a fair and resilient food system. While highly processed comfort and convenience foods trended at retail in the face of restaurant closures, supply chain disruptions and out of stocks, widespread food chain worker illnesses [...]

2021-07-17T03:56:31+00:00June 10th, 2021|

More than Capital: Why Worker Co-ops Need Access to Markets

More than Capital: Why Worker Co-ops Need Access to Markets Camille Kerr Nonprofit Quarterly Camille Kerr: I was able with my time in this field to get the capital access we needed for ChiFresh Kitchen to get up, to get the infrastructure it needed. But now we need market access. We [...]

2021-07-17T03:39:04+00:00June 9th, 2021|

Boston City Council Passes Groundbreaking Food Justice Ordinance

Boston City Council Passes Groundbreaking Food Justice Ordinance Andrea Germanos Common Dreams Food justice advocates heaped praise on Boston Monday after the city's legislative body unanimously passed an ordinance that boosts the local economy and environment as well as workers, animal welfare, and healthful eating. "With this passage, Boston has [...]

2019-03-21T22:08:57+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Boston City Council Passes Landmark Food Justice Policy

Media contact: Taylor Billings tbillings@corporateaccountability.org 617-695-2525   The Good Food Purchasing Program will bring healthy, sustainable and ethically sourced food to the city. BOSTON -- Today, the Boston City Council unanimously voted to advance a precedent-setting Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP) for the city. The policy will transform the way public institutions purchase food by [...]

2021-10-12T19:35:55+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Cincinnati School Board Passes Good Food Purchasing Program Resolution

On January 28th 2019, the Cincinnati School Board unanimously voted in favor of a resolution adopting the Good Food Purchasing Program in Cincinnati public schools. In 2017, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) spent more than $7.7 million on food. By adopting this resolution, the school district takes an important step toward making sure those millions support not only [...]

2019-08-08T20:06:03+00:00February 4th, 2019|
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