A rooftop garden in Greenpoint yields produce for a farmers market and local restaurants.
The Bushwick farmers market brings organic and locally produced food to a neighborhood plagued by obesity.
Chocolate makers from around the world passed out samples at the annual Chocolate Show, with some touting the treat as art and an anti-depressant, while others promoted "fair trade" brands.
There's an effort afoot to alter traditional Thanksgiving Day meals to include more healthful ingredients.
Volunteers lived on minimal food for five days in an effort draw awareness to possible cuts to the food stamps program.
The Lower East Side's past, present and future as a center of the sweet and sour was celebrated recently at International Pickle Day. This year's festival attracted more than 18,000 people and 25 pickle vendors.
The Word of Life Christian Fellowship International’s Bronx food pantry draws more than 1,000 people a week. Sometimes, families are turned away if there isn't enough food.
Mayor Bloomberg and Gov. Paterson want to ban shoppers from using food stamps to buy sugary drinks. Here's a look what food stamp recipients currently can – and can't – buy under the program.