Report provides an overview of the department’s activities with respect to supplemental nutrition assistance enrollment and recertification for seniors, including the public campaign and the enrollment and recertification program.
Executive Order No. 8 revokes Executive Order No. 122 and directs agencies to revise the City Agency Food Standards, directs the Mayor's Office of Food Policy to establish a Good Food Purchasing Program and directs all agencies to cooperate.
This quarterly report lists all of the emergency feeding programs in NYC and all of the quantities of applications distributed reflect a quantity of “0“reflecting HRA's focus of submitting SNAP applications electronically.
The Food Metrics Report is an annual report report on the state of food security, policy, and City programs across New York City. This report is a compilation of City Agency data related to food production, processing, distribution, consumption.
DSNY installed 16 pioneering “Smart Bins” to collect food scraps in Astoria, Queens. Along with a similar pilot launched by Alliance for Downtown New York in Lower Manhattan this week, these bins are the first test of an effort to allow round-the-clock drop-off of compostable material.
On December 9, 2021, the Deputy Comptroller for Audit and Investigation by letter provided the New York City Schools Chancellor with the results of an investigation the New York City Comptroller’s Office conducted of the Department of Education’s (DOE’s) procurement of food.
Describes factors related to food insecurity and access during the 1st year of the COVID-19 pandemic, including economic barriers to food (increased prices, less income); households with children and NYers in low income neighborhoods were very impacted.
The Department of Sanitation announced the next Community Boards to receive Curbside Composting following its pandemic-related suspension and relaunch. Service is being restored as a sign-up only program.