The following is a list of our favorite resources for the latest in food advocacy and research. The institutions listed that conduct research offer data spanning many years—these resources have been marked with an asterisk (*), while the organizations involved in advocacy have been indicated with a plus sign (+). Indented links indicate particular reports or write-ups that we find especially pertinent to the current discussion on food-insecurity and hunger in NYC and nationally.

 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities*

Food Assistance Research

 

City Harvest*+

Research and Reports

     Overlooked and Undercounted: The Struggle to Make Ends Meet in New York City

 

The City of New York, Food Policy*

2015 Food Metrics Report

 

Feeding America*+

Hunger in America

     Map The Meal Gap

 

Food Bank For New York City*+

Policy and Research

     Food Poverty in NYC

     Hunger Cliff NYC: Bridging A City's Monthly 5.3 Million Meal Loss

 

Food Research and Action Center*+

Data and Publications

 

The Hamilton Project*

Economic Security and Poverty

     Twelve Facts About Food Insecurity and SNAP

 

Hunger Free America*+

Annual Report on Hunger

     New York City Coalition Against Hunger, New York City Hunger Report 2015

 

Mazon+

The Reality of Hunger

     Hunger By The Numbers

 

New York City Food Policy Center At Hunter College*+

Publications

 

Robin hood Foundation*

Poverty Tracker


 

We all know there are many different points of view to be found on the internet. Use our list of favorite blogs to find the most pertinent opinions on matters of food systems, policy and advocacy. 

 

Anna Lappé

 

Bread For The World

 

Food Politics by Marion Nestle

 

Food Tank

 

Just Food

 

NPR: The Salt

 

Why Hunger

 

 


Each hunger-fighting organization in NYC lists different food pantries and soup kitchens. This is why we have collected all of the food finding resources into this one section—to make finding food easier. 

 

Find food in New York City:

Food Bank for New York City, Food Program Locator

Emergency hotline: 212-566-7855

 

Hunger Free America, Food Finder

 

New York City Hunger Hotline

1-866-692-3663 or 1-866-888-8777

 

Nation-wide resources for finding food:

Feeding America, Find Your Local Food Bank

 

USDA

Hunger Hotline, Monday through Friday (8am to 8pm EST)

1-866-3-HUNGRY for English, or 1-877-8-HAMBRE for Spanish

       National Hunger Clearing House

       Summer Meals Database



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