Food for Thought

July Member Spotlight: Broome-Tioga BOCES Food Service

Tom Lewis, FaHN VISTA, recently visited the Broome-Tioga BOCES Food Service office in Endicott, NY to speak with Ray Denniston, Special Projects Coordinator, and Julie Raway, MPH, RDN, CDN, SNS, and the Rock on Café Registered Dietitian, to learn more about their...

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May Member Spotlight: CCE Tioga

Tom Lewis, FaHN VISTA sat down with Margaret Ball, Agriculture Development Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County (CCE Tioga) to learn more about her work and the different projects that CCE Tioga is currently involved with. Cornell Cooperative...

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National Garden Month Feature: Ithaca Children’s Garden

Written by Cristina Quinn: The Ithaca Children’s Garden has focused on positive youth development since 1998. As opposed to allotment-style gardens, ICG serves as an educational space and uses hands-on, garden-based learning to empower children and teens. Their...

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April Member Spotlight: Chenango United Way

Written by Elizabeth Monaco, Executive Director of Chenango United Way: In the summers of 2015 and 2016, the Greater Chenango Cares IRT project partnered with military service members to provide no-cost medical, dental, vision and veterinary care for the greater...

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March Member Spotlight: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market

Our March Member Spotlight is the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market located in Cooperstown, NY. The Market is a program of Otsego 2000, a non-profit, “founded in 1981 to protect the environmental, agricultural, scenic, cultural and historic resources of the Otsego Lake...

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FaHN Helps to Host MLK Day Poverty Simulation

The Food and Health Network of South Central NY collaborated with the Rural Health Service Corps and Food Bank of the Southern Tier Speakers Bureau to coordinate a successful poverty simulation with a combined theme of food and racial justice. The simulation was held...

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Member Spotlight: Chenango County Health Department

Our Member Spotlight for the month of February is the Chenango County Department of Public Health. Tom Lewis, FaHN VISTA, sat down with Christina Arnold, a Health Educator with the Department of Public Health, at her office in Norwich, NY to learn more about the work...

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