Community Announcements

Job Opportunity: Food Access Outreach Coordinator, Full-time Summer AmeriCorps Position, New Settlement Apartments

AmeriCorps Service Description

Quarter-Time Member Position

Immediate Opening

June 2, 2014 – September 30, 2014

 

Introducing The New Greenmarket Cookbook!

In The New Greenmarket Cookbook, legendary chefs and food writers share recipes that showcase the spectacular flavor of seasonal market ingredients alongside profiles of the farmers that grew them.  
 

New Documentary: FED UP

 

From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed Up will change the way you eat forever. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see.  In theaters, this Friday. Visit www.fedupmovie.com for more details. 

 

Job Opportunity: Community Cook, Corbin Hill Food Project

http://corbinhillfarm.com/community-cook/

 

POSITION: Community Cook

LOCATION: New York City

 

Corbin Hill Food Project is assembling a team of Community Cooks for its 2014 Summer Farm Share season. A Community Cook conduct regular produce demonstrations at certain Corbin Hill Farm Share sites, and lead produce demonstrations and nutrition education as community outreach as opportunities arise. This is a perfect position for those who are passionate about working at the grassroots level to build awareness about public health, local agriculture, and improving our nation’s food system.

 

Job Opportunity: Community Organizer, Corbin Hil Food Project

http://corbinhillfarm.com/community-organizer/

 

POSITION: Community Organizer

LOCATION: New York City

 

Corbin Hill Food Project is assembling a team of Community Organizers for its 2014 Summer Farm Share season. A Community Organizer will oversee distribution at one of our Farm Share locations, do community organizing and outreach around that site, organize Shareholder volunteers at that site, and act as the primary Corbin Hill representative to site Shareholders. This is a perfect position for those who are passionate about working at the grassroots level to build awareness about public health, local agriculture, and improving our nation’s food system.

 

Introducing the Healthy Food Access Portal!

The Healthy Food Access Portal connects community leaders, healthy food retailers, policymakers, and advocates to an extensive array of resources, strategies, and ideas to promote and increase access to healthy food in underserved communities. The Portal is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and run by PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and The Reinvestment Fund. All three organizations have been working with local, state, and national healthy food advocates for years to expand fresh food access in underserved areas throughout the U.S.

 

 

National Geographic Launches Robust Online Portal Exploring Future of Food, NatGeoFood.com

NatGeoFood.com Bloggers Include Chef José Andrés, Writer Maryn McKenna and Policy Blogger Mary Beth Albright; Portal Complements 8-Month Series in National Geographic Magazine, Kicking Off on Heels of UN Report Showing Food Security at Risk from Climate Change

 

Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp: A Seed-to-Table Journey in Food

With a population of over 8 million residents in New York City, what we choose to eat in the Big Apple has a major impact on our environment, and on communities near and far.

 

Now in its fourth summer, Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp offers children ages 6-10 the unique opportunity to explore food through gardening, specialized workshops, field trips, cooking, tasting, and mindful eating.

 

Invite a sustainable chef home today! Sneak Peak: ROC's New Food Social Enterprise

Host your next dinner or cooking party with The Welcome Table! Check out this new food social enterprise brought to you by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC). The Weclome Table is a website you can use to invite local chefs to your home for food experiences that connect you and your friends to a great meal that's nourishing, responsible, and delicious.

 

Live Below the Line Challenge

Live Below the Line  is a challenge to spend $1.50 a day on food and drink for one to five days while fundraising for leading charities. The purpose of the challenge is to call attention to the lack of choice and opportunity facing the 1.2 billion people who live below the extreme poverty line.

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