Hunter College 
NYC Food Policy Watch
March 2016
Healthy Eating Research
NYC Ranked Last for School Breakfast Participation...Can Breakfast in the Classroom Help?

The Food and Research Action Committee released its annual report1 on February 16th, 2016 comparing school breakfast participation in 73 districts across the country for the 2014-15 school year.  New York City ranked last, with the lowest breakfast participation rate among low-income children of any major US city.  NYC has consistently ranked as one of the lowest performing school districts in FRAC's reports. (Story by Jennifer Furman) 
Food Policy for Breakfast Seminar Series 

NYC Greenmarket Turns 40: 

What's in Store for the Next 40 years

Food Policy for Breakfast Seminar Series

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Michael Hurwitz, Director, Greenmarket

Zaid Kurdieh, Norwich Meadows Farm (Farmer)
Lynn Loflin, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House  (Buyer)

Peter Hoffman, Back Forty West ( Chef )

Lorrie Clevenger - Rise & Root Farm (Farmer)

Seminar will be held: 
Hunter College
Silberman Building
2180 Third AvenueAuditorium
New York, NY 10035
8:45am - 10:15am 

Hot Coffee and a Healthy Breakfast Will Be Served Starting at 8:30am

Make Sure To RSVP Soon - Seating is Limited - Event is Free

The Advocate: 
 Interview with Michael Hurwitz, 
Director, Greenmarket a Program of GrowNYC
Healthy Eating Research
The Cost of Satisfying Fruit and Vegetable 
Recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines

Many consumers may perceive fruit and vegetable recommendations in USDA's Dietary Guidelines for Americans as too expensive. ERS illustrates how a family of four can meet these recommendations on a limited budget.
The Latest Food Policy News  

Food Policy Journal Watch 

Resources from the Event: 
Labels Decoded Finding Meaningful Labels In A Sea Of Marketing Claim

Here is the ppt slides from the event: 
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