City Harvest

Twenty-one percent of all the waste in landfills is food.
The cost of living continues to rise at a significant pace in New York City and poverty is most severe among households with children. According to the Self-Sufficiency Standard Report, 42% of all New York households do not have enough income to meet their basic needs.
There are three big food buckets that get my attention: the season of local winter food; exploring unique holiday-related food events; and the best one, sharing the bounty with others.
In one year, Americans alone waste about 34 million tons. That's a lot of turkey, pie, and Christmas cookies ending up in the trash -- instead of in our stomachs.
This collaboration has provided some valuable lessons about optimizing resources and delivering stronger neighborhood outcomes, which I believe can be applied throughout the nonprofit community.
In Bed-Stuy, like many of New York's poorest neighborhoods, nutritious options are hard to come by.
The numbers are staggering: More than 24,000 apples handed out per week, 100 dozen whole grain rolls served daily.
MANHATTAN — Pizza fanatics can pig out on some of the city's best slices this week while raising cash to feed New York's
Last week Just Food and The Sylvia Center brought together over 200 New Yorkers in a series of meals hosted in homes around the city, reminiscent of how families and neighborhoods came together around the table for generations.
City Harvest, one of New York City's only food rescue organizations, is once again asking us to join their 10th annual Skip Lunch Fight Hunger campaign. By donating what you or I would normally spend on lunch, you can help City Harvest to provide children and their families with good, nutritious food.
The holidays are a time for putting others before yourself. And with the recent announcement that the world's population has surpassed seven billion, there are a lot more "others" to consider this year.
Cans of tuna, sardines, and tomato paste, don't exactly sound like the building blocks for success, but for almost 20 years, these types of cans have been used to create life size design structures for social change.
Gudiel would like Mnuchin to visit her at her home, because his OneWest Bank is trying to evict her and her family. If Mnuchin won't come to visit Gudiel, she will visit him, and bring some of her neighbors and friends with her.
This week, she is especially pleased to be here: The church is clearing out some of the books, DVDs and other literature
Last week my family and I honored the Thanksgiving holiday by helping City Harvest distribute 20,000 pounds of fresh produce to people in need in the Bronx as part of their Mobile Market initiative.
What is it about our relationship to food that's changed so drastically since the Depression-era hoarding of our parents or grandparents?
A funding increase that robs Peter to pay Paul shouldn't be considered a "win" for hungry kids.