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Slow Food NYC

Slow Food NYC
Organization Name:
Slow Food NYC
Primary Address 1:
1000 Dean St
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11238
Long Organization Description:

Slow Food NYC works to create a food chain based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice—in essence, a food chain that is good, clean, and fair for all. We believe that every eater has right to enjoy sustainably and humanely produced, delicious food that is good for human health and well being, the planet, and those who labor to bring food to our tables.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 260-8000
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Board Co-chairs: Jennifer Goggin & Martina Kenworthy
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Community Meetings
How often does your organization use social media?:
2-3x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
More than 1000 children benefit from Urban Harvest.
Number of volunteers:
20
Number of staff/employees:
7 (part time during spring and summer at the SFNYC urban farm)
Annual Budget:
$60,000
Year Started:
2000
Organization Type:
Food Literacy, Food Policy, Food Waste
About the Organization:
Slow Food NYC is a membership organization with 400 members and 20,000 followers that is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Latest Project:
Urban Harvest – The SFNYC program of good food education for New York City children in 15 schools around the city, in the South Bronx and East Harlem, on the Lower East Side, and in Brooklyn, and at a tuition-free, educational, urban farm in East New York, Brooklyn.

SLOW U – Good food engaging, educational events for adults.

Snail of Approval – An award recognizing local restaurants, bars, and food and beverage artisans and markets that contribute to a good, clean, and fair regional food chain.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Major Issues:
Farmers Markets/Local Foods, Healthy Food Access, Sustainable Food
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#slowfoodnyc #happyhour #schoolgardens
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#snailblazer #snailofapproval
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