Food Policy Pitch Day

by Alexina Cather, MPH
If You Could Create ONE Food Policy or Food Initiative That Would Change/Fix the Food System in NYC – What Would It Be?
Come watch the finalists from our Food Policy 2019 Pitch Contest present their innovative policy ideas.
  • Andrea Strong, Executive Director, NYC Healthy School Food Alliance
  • Christine Appah, Senior Staff Attorney, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • Crystal Eksi, Urban Designer, NYC Department of City Planning
  • David French, Director of Philanthropy and Healthy Food Initiatives, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
  • Jessica Chait, Managing Director, Food Programs, Met Council on Jewish Poverty
  • Jonathan Chin, CEO/Founder, Share Meals
  • Kim Calichio, Director/Founder, The Connected Chef
  • Ladan Liban, Senior Implementation Specialist, Resy
  • Martin Rowe, Senior Fellow, Brighter Green
  • Ora Kemp, Senior Program Manager, NY Common Pantry
  • Rae Gomes, US Programs Manager, WhyHunger
  • Vanson Lee, Program Manager, Feed NYC, United Way of NYC
  • Zachary Strein, Farm Manager and Community Engager, Wyckoff House Museum

Can’t make it in person? Tune into our Livestream HERE>>>

  • Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
  • Michael Hurwitz, GrowNYC Greenmarket Director
  • Kim Kessler, Assistant Commissioner, NYC DOHMH
  • Karen Pearl, President, God’s Love We Deliver
  • Stephen Ritz, CEO, Green Bronx Machine

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