FoodWorks: A Vision to Improve NYC

Jurisdiction Name: New York
State/Province: NY
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 8,175,133
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2010
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: SNAP, WIC, access, agricultural production, agriculture, compost, composting, consumption, distribution, economic viability, environmental sustainability, farm, farmer, food access, food consumption, food distribution, food processing, food production, food transport, food work, hunger, local, local food, local food access, obesity, post-consumption, processing, produce market, production, regional, regional agriculture, regional farmers, regional farms, rural, rural agriculture, sustainability, transport, urban, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

New York City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn
Support Entity(s):

Baum Forum, New York City Coalition Against Hunger, The New School, Earth Institute at Columbia University, FGE Food & Nutrition Team, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Karp Resources, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Funding Amount: not available
Funding Sources: not available
Policy Outcome(s):

Plan proposed a series of initiatives and policy changes at each phase of New York City

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1