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Craig Willingham

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Farm to Early Care Program

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Farm to Early Care Program

By Morgan Ames, Tracey Capers, Craig Willingham, Sarah Wolf, and Nick Freudenberg

Across New York City and the nation, low-income and working families with young children endeavor to raise strong, healthy children; maintain their family’s health; find and keep decent jobs and affordable housing; create safe communities; and claim a voice in shaping their neighborhoods. At the same time, within these communities, resilient families and children, skilled and experienced leaders, and many established civic organizations with a history of organizing to improve their neighborhoods have shown the power of local action to promote health, equity and community development.

The CUNY Institute of Urban Food Policy Guide to Food Governance in New York City

The CUNY Institute of Urban Food Policy Guide to Food Governance in New York City

The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Guide to Food Governance in New York City provides an overview of how food policy gets made in New York and we hope that it will assist readers to comprehend the elaborate dance of politics and governance as it plays out in New York City.

New Publication: Healthy Checkout Lines: A Study in Urban Supermarkets

New Publication: Healthy Checkout Lines: A Study in Urban Supermarkets

Institute Deputy Director Craig Willingham, with colleagues from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) has recently published an article in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior on the results of a study to understand the impact of healthy checkouts in supermarkets located in the Bronx.

Commentary: Technology and the Future of the Food Workforce: An Exploration

Commentary: Technology and the Future of the Food Workforce: An Exploration

Commentary: Technology and the Future of the Food Workforce: An Exploration

by Craig Willingham, deputy director, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

This commentary explores how technology is changing how and what we eat and the means through which food is produced, distributed and sold. A particular focus is what these shifts, catalyzed by developments in technology, mean for the future of workers in the food sector.