NEBHDCo TurnUp Co-Facilitator (great agency, great program)

Cooking Gardening Coordinator Announcement_Community Food Action_ Gardening

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Opportunities & Events


The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), with support from
the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is launching a new initiative to
identify locally-supported policies that will reduce sugar consumption and
build capacity for policy change. Excess consumption of sugar is linked to
obesity, diabetes, and other diet-related chronic diseases that have
tremendous social and economic costs. Reducing population-level consumption of
sugar is one of the most promising strategies for addressing these pressing
public health concerns. FLPC is offering pro bono technical assistance (TA) to
community organizations, food policy councils, and local and state government
entities across the United States interested in implementing innovative sugar-
reduction policies. The request for proposals (RFP) application will remain
open until July 31, 2018. FLPC anticipates making two TA awards as a result of
this RFP. TA grantees will be notified by August 31, 2018. Please contact with any questions.
The application is available here:

NAAEE Awards for Excellence: Call for Nominations

Review Draft Environmental Education Guidelines

Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council Applications

Free City Summer Sports Programs

Governor’s Island Teaching Garden Field Trips

Want to Start an Educational Sports Program?

Group working with underserved youth aged 6-13 that wants to start a new soccer program for 80-100 children. Groups should have access to indoor space for soccer.Your group is not required to have an existing sports program, but it should be ready to use soccer as a tool for achieving objectives for the youth with whom you work. Our partner is helping to give sports back its original social role, including as a vehicle to developing responsible and civically engaged citizens.  Your group would be provided technical training clinics for local educators, jerseys and shorts for each participant, and coach training. To learn more, contact Lori:  or  212.822.9592

Participate in a Butterfly Count

Are you part of a school group, community garden, friends of park group, or have a passion for collecting data on pollinators? Join Citizens Committee and Butterfly Project NYC in butterfly counts. With your help, we are working on providing long-term data on butterfly populations. In order to participate in a count, please take part in a two-hour workshop on data collection and butterfly identification. June. Workshop date and time TBD. To RSVP, contact Katie Grassle at

Good Food Studies Essays

A quick reminder for anyone with undergraduate or graduate students (or if you are one of those) who might be writing essays about food and nutrition. The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition has two awards that will bring you fame and fortune. The Christine Wilson Award (really, there are two – one for undergrads, the other for grads) will be presented to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research papers that examine topics within the perspectives in nutrition, food studies and anthropology. The Thomas Marchione Award will be granted to a student whose work addresses food as a human right, including a focus on food justice, food security and access, food sovereignty and other areas where social justice and food intersect. The deadline for both is July 27, 2018.


NYC DOE Think-Achieve-Move Conference

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Resources & Readings


Nutrition in Schools

I Bird NY

USDA Forest Service (lots of interesting things)My Site

Write Out: Place-Based Making with Writing Projects and National Parks,

Community of Gardens

Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook

Podcast: Food Security and Climate Change


NY’s Biggest Food Swamps (a good read, and good data)

Clearing Magazine

Natural Start Alliance News

Understanding Food and Climate Change

Impact of Nature on Classroom Engagement

Foraging in the City

DeWitt Clinton’s Hydroponic Garden (all of this done by my personal gardening hero, Ray Pultinas — GO RAY!!!!!)

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Grants, awards, etc.

Transportation Grant Program

Clif Bar Family Foundation (DEADLINE: June 1)

U.S. Soccer Foundation Safe Places to Play

MAXIMUS Foundation

Charles Lafitte Foundation

The HAND Foundation

Woodard  & Curran Impact Grants

Patagonia Retail Grants Program

GEF Green Thumb Challenge

Farm Credit East

NEA Our Town-Creative Place-Based Projects

Inspirational Video Challenge

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CPF: Learning Gardens Summer Seasonal Educator Position

Happy sunny days to everyone!

City Parks Foundation is looking for a summer seasonal to join our Learning Gardens staff.

This position is especially great for any teachers looking to do something over the summer or anyone who wants to gain more outdoor education experience. We are looking to place someone in our Bushwick/Bedstuy garden location. This person will be working alongside high school interns and educating middle school aged summer groups.

Check out our website for the job description:

Start date is June 29th – August 16th.


Manna Hara
Associate Director of Environmental Education, Learning Gardens
City Parks Foundation

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National Young Farmers Coalition, Communications Director

Just Food NYC, Digital Project Manager

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Action Against Hunger, Program Officer

WHEDco, Health, Wellness, and Nutrition Program Coordinator

New Country Day Camp: Unit Head – Cooking, Planting, and Pioneering

Environmental Consultant
Eunomia Research & Consulting is an independent and ethical environmental consultancy. Our goal is not simply to make a profit, but to make a difference and we embrace this in all that we do.

We specialize in the fields of waste management, resource efficiency, circular economy, low carbon energy, marine planning and climate change mitigation. With the continuous increase of environmental issues across today’s headlines, these fields are gaining momentum on a global scale and like our specialisms, we too are growing as a business. Eunomia currently has around 70 employees worldwide, working across a range of offices throughout the UK and Europe, New York, USA and Auckland, NZ.

Eunomia is looking for a dynamic Consultant to join its small team in New York City. The successful candidate will be educated to at least degree level and have at least 3 years’ experience in the waste; environmental services; or sustainability fields. They will be experienced at managing projects, have excellent written and oral skills and be flexible to taking on a variety of roles to help grow and develop the business.

Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Full time, contract to 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Summer Fridays end June to Labor Day (9 weeks) 40 hours per week.
Start date: As soon as possible. An indication of the notice period you are required to work out (if relevant) and your earliest possible start date

Reports to: North America Director
Remuneration: >Dependent on experience
Personalized benefits that include contribution to:
Private healthcare; Phone; 401K Retirement plan with match contributions
Benefits subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Holiday Entitlement 15 days per year (plus 8 Public Holidays) rising by 1 day for each full year of service to a maximum of 25 days per year.
Application information In order to be considered all applications should be submitted electronically to and must include the following:

1) A formal covering letter (maximum 2 pages of A4), addressed to Emma Hanlon summarizing the reasons for applying for the post, your suitability, and why you would like to work for Eunomia. Please also state your notice period you are required to work out (if relevant) and your earliest possible start date.

2) Completed application form or resume emphasizing relevant experience.

Eunomia is currently inviting applications on an open basis. Should a formal recruitment process be instigated, then closing date information will be posted on the jobs section of the Eunomia website. Applications to

Culinary Program Associate
FamilyCook Productions –

The Culinary Program Associate position works a flexible, 25-30 hours per week Monday – Friday schedule in a positive work environment.   The ideal candidate will have office management experience. This is a client interaction and administrative position that is critical to the daily operations of the agency. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills and enjoys interacting with a diverse group of clients, interns and youth.

This position is ideal for someone with strong business and administrative skills interested in segueing into non-profit management and/or culinary nutrition education. Should be passionate about food and cooking, comfortable in a dynamic environment where priorities can change quickly, and excited to help build a strong, fun, team-centered environment.

Self-motivation and a positive, can-do attitude are essential for this role that could become be a springboard to other roles. Our past employees have gone on to high level positions in test kitchens, editorial departments and Ivy League level academia in nutrition, from our tutelage. The Culinary Program Assistant will report directly to the Founder.


  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills, especially with Mac OS, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • QuickBooks proficiency, or the willingness to be trained
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as the first point of contact for clients
  • A passion for food and nutrition
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver in a timely manner
  • Great attitude & team player
  • Experience with marketing and PR in social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr
  • Experience using HTML or a CMS to make simple web updates
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator a plus but not required


  • Supporting the FCP founder with daily tasks and projects
  • Be quick to learn cutting-edge software used for creating distance-learning training modules
  • Interfacing with clients to provide excellent customer support and to schedule trainings & equipment ordering
  • General administrative duties – filing, organization, answering phones & scheduling events.
  • In Quick Books, writing checks, maintaining accounts receivable and payable, processing invoices
  • Managing FamilyCook’s media and communication (two websites, tumblr blog and social media)
  • Ensuring continuity of company insurance policies, online service subscriptions, and regular payroll ordering
  • Occasional event planning and support

Compensation – Part time position with some flexibility, delicious lunch provided daily. Rate is negotiable. Please send cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. Interview is required. Start date is immediately.

 LUNGS (Loisadia United Neighborhood Gardens) is a network of 50 communitygardens on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.(LUNGSNYC.ORG)

We looking for someone to help supervise and instruct a group of high school
students who will be working in the community gardens.
This year LUNGS will employ 12 students and two supervisors. Supervisors work
with a wide variety of community gardeners and will need good communication
The work is basic gardening and working on projects in the gardens, rebuilding
pathways, building benches etc.  But LUNGS also seeks to educate the kids
about environmental issues, basic botany and sustainability practices.
This is the fifth year we have worked with the New York City’s Summer Youth
Employment Program(SYEP). The job is outdoors and hands-on, it is also
rewarding and fun.
The job is 30 hours a week, for 6 weeks, July 5 to August 18, the salary is
$500 a week.
Please reply if you are interested.
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Opportunities & Events

Women’s Sports Foundation: Dorothea Deitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program

Vilcek Foundation (culinary arts award)

Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust

NCTE Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award

Hexagon Project

Call for Proposals: It Takes A Region Conference

DOO GOOD for the Environment

Recycling Champions (a few great things, including contests)

Call for Papers: Children and Nature

Review NAEE K-12 Environmental Education Guidelines for Excellence

L’Oreal Women of Worth


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