Geography: Northeast Region

Recap: Northeast Food Movement Organizing

Meeting around a table

On February 1st, CFF partnered with Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) to host an event titled Northeast Food Movement Organizing. Twenty participants gathered in-person and online to hear about new initiatives and opportunities to engage the leaders of state agriculture departments and help build a regional coalition of non-profits at the same time.

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Food Impact Investing for Philanthropy, 10/5

Farmer inspects garlic

Community Food Funders and Slow Money NYC are collaborating to host a meeting on impact investing in the food space. What is impact investing, and how can philanthropic organizations participate? Who is already doing food investing in our region, and what types of entities are seeking these funds? Come hear from experts in the field as well as case studies from two of your colleagues who have recently made their first program related investment in food systems work.

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NYC Regional Food Hub Briefing, 7/22

Crates of veggies in a warehouse

Join us for a funder briefing with GrowNYC to learn about the proposed development of a Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in the Bronx. This large-scale facility will provide a home for Greenmarket Co., space for an expanded wholesale farmers market, a light food processing center to prepare local produce for wholesale, and other infrastructure to support local food businesses.

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Betsy and Jesse Fink Foundation

Logo for the Betsy and Jesse Fink Foundation

We seek to move communities toward a more balanced, sustainable relationship with the environment. We support and invest in innovative organizations that preserve and protect the better use of natural resources, biological diversity and enhance the health of humanity. We...

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