Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses through training, mentoring, access to services and space to sell.
After harvest, apples can be stored for months in controlled atmosphere storage rooms where the temperature, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and humidity levels are adjusted to put them into hibernation.
It's a prime example of "gentefication," economic revival led by people with roots in the community. The cultural mix is a culinary celebration: African, Albanian, Caribbean, Italian, Latino and more.
More than 70 New York City restaurants are pouring their discarded shells into the Billion Oyster Project, through which students recycle and transform them into healthy reefs in once-toxic waters.
This dish comes to us from urban farmer and food justice activist Karen Washington. And, it checks off all the boxes of what makes a recipe worth returning to again and again.
As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, U.S. retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target.
Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.
After over two years of rallying, New York fast-food workers will likely see a significant increase in their hourly wage.
Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
Vermont's bill differs from bills passed in Connecticut and Maine as it doesn't contain a clause that requires other states to pass similar measures.
Five Staten Island Wendy's are testing technology that allows cars to pay for fast food using hands-free technology mounted on the windshield.
New York and Chicago's Food Film Festival has seen a spike in submissions for documentaries that follow foods from farm to table.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
New York City's ban on sugary beverages was struck down in appeals court Tuesday.
As early as April, Greek yogurt could be offered in your child's cafeteria.
A year after Hurricane Irene devastated northeastern food distribution networks, Hurricane Sandy redoubled the damage.
Fair concessionaires pour fryers-full of creativity into developing the greasiest and tastiest snacks imaginable. Here are some of our 2012 favorites.
Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the size of sugared drinks has been met with both cheers and jeers.
Weeks after Hurricane Irene tore through the east coast, farmers, consumers, and government officials are still taking stock of its impact.