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U.S. Challenged To Reduce Food Waste By 50 Percent By 2030

Associated Press | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 12.28.2016 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a goal Wednesday to cut the amount of food that Americans waste by 50 percent by 2030. "T...

Keeping Children Fed When School Lets Out

Jilly Stephens | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Jilly Stephens

The cost of living continues to rise at a significant pace in New York City and poverty is most severe among households with children. According to the Self-Sufficiency Standard Report, 42% of all New York households do not have enough income to meet their basic needs.

Sharing Holiday Bites

Liz Neumark | Posted 01.31.2015 | New York
Liz Neumark

There are three big food buckets that get my attention: the season of local winter food; exploring unique holiday-related food events; and the best one, sharing the bounty with others.

Nine Ways to a Food Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 01.25.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

In one year, Americans alone waste about 34 million tons. That's a lot of turkey, pie, and Christmas cookies ending up in the trash -- instead of in our stomachs.

How Nonprofits Can Collaborate Effectively With the Public and Private Sectors to Help the City's Working Poor

Jilly Stephens | Posted 01.05.2015 | New York
Jilly Stephens

This collaboration has provided some valuable lessons about optimizing resources and delivering stronger neighborhood outcomes, which I believe can be applied throughout the nonprofit community.

Toward Healthier Food and Community Change

Laurie M. Tisch | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Laurie M. Tisch

In Bed-Stuy, like many of New York's poorest neighborhoods, nutritious options are hard to come by.

Farm-to-Tray: Fighting Hunger

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.01.2014 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The numbers are staggering: More than 24,000 apples handed out per week, 100 dozen whole grain rolls served daily.

WATCH: Fighting Hunger One Slice At A Time

DNAinfo | Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN — Pizza fanatics can pig out on some of the city's best slices this week while raising cash to feed New York's needy. More than 30 of t...

Great Things Happen in Small Gatherings!

Liz Neumark | Posted 10.04.2012 | New York
Liz Neumark

Last week Just Food and The Sylvia Center brought together over 200 New Yorkers in a series of meals hosted in homes around the city, reminiscent of how families and neighborhoods came together around the table for generations.

Skip Lunch Fight Hunger

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

City Harvest, one of New York City's only food rescue organizations, is once again asking us to join their 10th annual Skip Lunch Fight Hunger campaign. By donating what you or I would normally spend on lunch, you can help City Harvest to provide children and their families with good, nutritious food.

One Billion Holiday Wishes

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

The holidays are a time for putting others before yourself. And with the recent announcement that the world's population has surpassed seven billion, there are a lot more "others" to consider this year.

You've Got... Chef Eric Ripert's Trimmings For Charity

AOL | Posted 12.16.2011 | Small Business

Celebrity chef Eric Ripert shows how he takes food from his NYC kitchen at Le Benardin and donates it to the local City Harvest....

Canstruction Raises 70,000+ Pounds of Canned Goods

Attiyya Anthony | Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact
Attiyya Anthony

Cans of tuna, sardines, and tomato paste, don't exactly sound like the building blocks for success, but for almost 20 years, these types of cans have been used to create life size design structures for social change.

Steve Mnuchin, Meet Rose Gudiel

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Peter Dreier

Gudiel would like Mnuchin to visit her at her home, because his OneWest Bank is trying to evict her and her family. If Mnuchin won't come to visit Gudiel, she will visit him, and bring some of her neighbors and friends with her.

Rebecca Carroll

In Harlem, The Unemployed Turn To A Church During Tough Times | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.03.2011 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Outside the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, a line starts forming at about 9 o’clock every Friday morning. Unattended shoppin...

Fresh Produce Fights Hunger and Obesity

Ellie Krieger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellie Krieger

Last week my family and I honored the Thanksgiving holiday by helping City Harvest distribute 20,000 pounds of fresh produce to people in need in the Bronx as part of their Mobile Market initiative.

Giving Thanks is in the Air

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Forget the pumpkin into coach image. Pumpkin as smart car is what came to mind when GP planned the arrival of City Harvest's 1426 lb giant beast on o...

Food: Why We Waste So Much

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

What is it about our relationship to food that's changed so drastically since the Depression-era hoarding of our parents or grandparents?

A Child Nutrition Act That Lives Up to Its Promise

Jilly Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jilly Stephens

A funding increase that robs Peter to pay Paul shouldn't be considered a "win" for hungry kids.

The Shoe on the Other Foot

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Weeks ago, Great Performances said yes to Stephen Grimaldi, Executive Director of the Yorkville Common Pantry. Yes - to being the honoree for the York...

Putting the Social in Social Responsibility

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

I'm not saying we ditch the corporate altogether. But companies must adopt small, meaningful, real-time social media practices, too. Transparency and accountability are the watchwords right now.

DKNY Celebrates 20th Anniversary By Fighting Hunger

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

DKNY is celebrating its 20th anniversary by fighting hunger. The fashion label has donated bottles of its 20th anniversary sparkling cuvée to 25 res...

Chef Eric Ripert on Esoteric Black Truffles and the Importance of Value

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louise McCready Hart

When I started at Le Bernardin is when I really, for the first time in my life, was in charge of a kitchen, and I could integrate artistry into the craftsmanship that cooking is.

In Schools, the Chance to Change What Our Children Eat

Jilly Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jilly Stephens

Many students are ashamed to be singled out as eating free or reduced-price meals. Congress must vote to make school meals universal and provide free meals to all students at eligible schools.