On September 13th, CFF and Philanthropy New York hosted a day-long Food Distribution and Infrastructure Tour of the South Bronx to learn about some of the current and future food distribution systems utilized in NYC, as well as other infrastructure projects and small-scale supply chain models. Thirty-five funders participated in the bus tour that included four stops and seven organizations working in the Hunts Point and Bronx River sections of the South Bronx.
Food System Focus Area: Community-Controlled Food Systems
Last summer CFF organized a tour of the South Bronx to visit organizations working on urban agriculture and food access projects. This tour will focus on food distribution and infrastructure, from large regional-scale developments to creative edible landscaping and community-based supply chain projects
Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in New York City. Since 1997, the Foundation has been providing grants to help support organizations working in the arts, human services, environment and preservation, and...
Join a panel of practitioners and evaluators to hear about successes in using food to engage their respective communities to advance communal health, support community members to become leaders and advocates, and cultivate a more just food environment for community members.
A key priority for the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is to create healthy communities that lead to more New Yorkers of all ages eating healthy foods, being physically active, and having access to a range of programs that...
On August 4th, CFF and Philanthropy New York hosted a day-long South Bronx Learning Tour to highlight people and organizations using food as a vehicle to bring residents together and catalyze change in their neighborhoods. Twenty-five funders participated in the bus tour that included six stops and nine organizations across the South Bronx. Working on issues such as restorative justice, female empowerment, youth development, economic development, health and nutrition, and more, these groups were growing food, cooking meals, working with bodegas, running farmers’ markets, and creating buying clubs to achieve their goals.
Join us for a day of site visits in the South Bronx, a neighborhood that is crafting their own future in innovative and collaborative ways through food.
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Below is a recording from a CFF-sponsored briefing that took place in March, 2015, called Food Systems and Movements: What's Race Got To Do With It?. Eric's presentation begins at the 9:30 mark after introductions of those in the room....