Resources

Food Systems Network NYC has compiled a list of online resources for finding quality local cooking ingredients, eating out at local, farmer-friendly restaurants, getting involved in community gardening, and finding tools, resources, and support for becoming involved in food systems work.
We hope you enjoy this compilation. If you have additions or comments to make, we'd love to hear from you!
 

A SELECTION OF NYC FOOD POLICY DOCUMENTS:

Local Law 52: Food Metrics for New York City, 2013 (December 2013)

First Annual Fresh Food Retail Summit Report (November 2013)

Recipe for the Future of Food in New York City (Food Systems Network) (2013)

FoodWorks: Accomplishments and New Ideas (NY City Council Speaker Christine Quinn) (Fall 2013)

Local Law 52: Food Metrics for New York City (October 2012)

PlaNYC Report on Food (NYC Mayor Bloomberg) (2011)

New York State Food Purchasing Guidelines (from NYC Local Law 50) (2011)

FoodWorks: One Year Later (NY City Council Speaker Christine Quinn) (2011)

FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System (MBP Scott Stringer) (2010)

Food for the Future (Food Systems Network NYC) (2010)

FoodWorks: A Vision to Improve NYC's Food System (NY City Council Speaker Christine Quinn) (2010)

Food in the Public Interest: How NYC's Food Policy Holds the Key to Hunger, Health, Jobs, and the Environment (MBP Scott Stringer) (2009)

FoodStat: Measuring the Retail Food Environment in NYC Neighborhoods (MBP Scott Stringer) (2009)

Executive Order 122: (NYC Mayor Bloomberg) (2008)
 

FINDING LOCALLY GROWN FOOD IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
 

NYC Farmers' Markets and Urban Farmstands

Farmers’ Market Federation of New York Market Listings
 

Community Supported Agriculture Programs (CSA)
Just Food—NYC CSA Listing
 

Urban Farms & Community Gardens
Just Food, City Farms Program
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Food Security: Urban Agriculture & Markets
GreenThumb
More Gardens!
The 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden
Prospect Farm

Restaurants
Pride of New York Restaurant Guide
Local Harvest Green Eating Guide
NY Farms! Farm to Restaurant Guide
Chefs Who Buy--Restaurants that shop Greenmarket 

Snail of Approval--Slow Food NYC's Restaurant Guide
Eat Well Guide 

 

Maps
Land Trust Community Garden Map
CENYC Community Garden Search Engine
New York City Coalition Against Hunger (soup kitchens, pantries, farmers’ markets)
Greenmarket 
Real Time Farms

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Lesson plans from the NY Times: Organic, Slow or Local: Exploring Food-Based Communities.

Bank On It: A Food Bank Blog

Community Food Security Coalition Learning Center
Center for Science in the Public Interest
WhyHunger

CDC Fruit and Vegetable Guide
Grow to Learn NYC: The Citywide School Gardens Initiative

Webinars at The National Good Food Network
Fair Food Network Fair Food List
Resources for Advocacy: School Food and Ag Policy


COALITIONS AND NETWORKS
Green Guerillas
Citizens for NYC
Hunger Action Network of New York State
New York City Coalition Against Hunger
New York City Community Garden Coalition
New York City Nutrition Education Network
Green Edge Collaborative NYC
The Father's Heart Ministries
Healthy School Food

 

Employment

Good Food Jobs

Sustainable Agriculture Jobs

New York City Jobs in Agriculture