Community Announcements

Job Opportunity: Server/Barista/Food Prep for Farm-to-Table kiosk in Battery Park

Farm-to-table restaurant based in the Chelsea Market seeking counter/bar servers, coffee baristas and food prep help for our outdoor food and beverage kiosks in Battery Park, where we serve handmade food, local beer and wine, and coffee. We are looking for energetic, gracious individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, outdoor environment.

(Re)Introducing the NYC Alliance for Child Nutrition Authorization!

The NYC Alliance for CNR is a group of diverse stakeholders working together for a strong Child Nutrition Act.  The Alliance is convened by City Harvest and the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education, & Policy at Teachers College Columbia University.

The Alliance first convened in March 2009 to

  1. Advocate for priorities for NYC in the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization
  2. Act cohesively to deliver our shared message to policy makers and the public.

Now, NYC4CNR is convening again to ensure more progress.  The Alliance is establishing goals and consensus statement of priorities.  The Alliance will then seek support for those priorities.

NYC4CNR offers several ways to get engaged! To get involved, visit nyc4cnr.org to learn about The Alliance and sign-up to engage as a Partner, Supporter, to Stay Informed, to Find Resources, and to attend upcoming meetings. 

 

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Just Food

 

JUST FOOD seeks an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

 

JUST FOOD’s (www.justfood.org) vision is a socially just, environmentally sustainable and healthy food system for all.

 

Just Food’s mission is to empower and support community-led projects that increase access to locally grown food, especially in underserved NYC neighborhoods.

 

Throughout our 19-year history, Just Food has connected New York City residents of all economic backgrounds with local, sustainable food and the farmers who grow it. Our networks are building a robust local-family-farm economy and growing healthier citizens—all while shrinking our collective environmental footprint. With an operating budget of $1.4 million and a staff of 14, Just Food’s programs build the capacity of New Yorkers to grow their own food; create direct connections to local food producers; cook healthy, delicious meals; and advocate for a more just and sustainable food system.

 

Call for submissions, Brooklyn Food Coalition's BK Summer Food Festival

 

Call for Submissions!

CALL FOR CHEFS, GARDENERS, FOOD SPECIALITY PRODUCERS, CANNING, BEEKEEPING EXPERTS AND ALL THINGS “FOOD & GREEN”

 

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.

 

 

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