New York University
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health
Food Systems Visiting Professor
One year appointment, with a possible renewal
NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health seeks a one-year visiting professor in food systems. The NYU Food Studies program takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying food production and consumption, particularly in urban settings. The program examines the complexities of supplying the city, including food distribution and transportation, water and waste management, and the rural/urban interface. Policy and health issues are also germane to issues surrounding food systems. Continue reading
Commitment: 10-20 hours, Monday-Friday
Salary: This internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns ample learning, networking and professional development opportunities.
Red Tomato is a working model of a Food Hub – a coordination, distribution, and marketing hub for the region’s farmers. We market fresh, regional, ecologically-grown fruits and vegetables for a network of 40+ family farms, to millions of consumers, in hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores throughout the Northeast. We also have a robust program of collaborative research with scientists, a strong focus on brand and market development, and a commitment to sharing what we’ve learned with our colleagues in the Good Food Movement. Since 1998, we have pushed the limits of our innovative non-profit marketing and distribution network to bring more food, from more farms, to the widest possible base of consumers. To date, Red Tomato is responsible for sales of over $17 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables grown on family farms throughout the Northeast. Continue reading
Department: Programs/Community Nutrition
Reports to: Community Nutrition Program Manager
Application deadline: July 25, 2011
Foodlink, the regional food bank located in Rochester, NY and serving 10 counties, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated individual to manage and expand the nutrition education program. Foodlink partners with the national program Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters courses to our network of agencies. Foodlink is committed to building a hunger-free community and a sustainable regional food system by distributing food to a network of agencies and empowering individuals through nutritional and agricultural programs. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who values education, collaboration, and innovation and cares deeply about addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in the community. Continue reading
Bowdoin Street Health Center in Dorchester is seeking a Community Health Specialist (CHS) to join our community health team and work with patients, residents and health center staff. The CHS will work on initiatives including, but not limited to managing the health center’s community farmers’ market, research and develop the health center’s healthy corner store initiative, oversee community group geared towards healthy foods in the neighborhood, improving community infrastructure to support healthy lifestyles and other community identified food access issues. This is a challenging and exciting position for a seasoned organizer in a multi-cultural community.
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When: 2011 Fall Harvest Season, Sept – Dec
Commitment: 10-20 hours per week
Recompense: Unpaid as of yet, except in extra produce, experience, and references. This may change depending on grant acquisitions. Come and get to know local farms, farmers, and learn the ropes of a small local non-profit. Our work addresses food security issues, nutrition, and alternative practices in local farming. The scope of the work can be as broad or narrow as your time and interest allows. Continue reading
CNY Bounty LLC, a regional food hub and local food distribution company based in Syracuse, NY, seeks a full-time General Manager.
The General Manager reports directly to the Central New York Bounty Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of CNY Bounty. In addition, the manager is responsible for progress towards attaining the business goals as set by the Board of Directors and the operating financial performance of the Bounty. Continue reading