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Rochester seeks ideas for new citizen-led food policy council

The concept of a citizen-led council to inform the community's approach to health and food equity has been discussed in Rochester for decades, according...
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 9:49am
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New York state disburses additional food aid for fourth straight month

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be getting more money than usual to help with groceries this month, the state Office of Temporary and...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 5:45pm
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Emergency food distributions draw crowds

Cars were backed up a block at times as people came to the Boys and Girls Club Thursday to pick up food. Most people came by car, while others walked...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:51pm
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Emergency food distributions planned this week

Foodlink’s emergency food box distributions are going on throughout the Finger Lakes region. There are three distributions in Monroe County this week,...
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Sun, 05/17/2020 - 3:53pm
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Connections: Discussing emergency food aid during the pandemic

A recent op-ed for the New York Times criticized the federal government’s approach to emergency food aid during the pandemic. The Coronavirus Food...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:23am
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RCSD expands meal options for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic

There are more options coming for kids who need meals in the city of Rochester during the pandemic. Since schools closed in mid March because of COVID...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 11:19am
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Foodlink shifts operations so Convention Center can be available as field hospital if needed

Foodlink is relocating its satellite location for volunteer operations from the Rochester Riverside Convention Center to a large, empty space in a...
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Fri, 04/10/2020 - 10:46am
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Connections: Discussing tips for planting and gardening during the pandemic

One of the few activities that remains entirely appropriate during the pandemic is time outdoors, and for many people, that includes planting /...
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:30am
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Irondequoit holds emergency food distribution

The town of Irondequoit held its first emergency food distribution Friday at Bishop Kearney High School in response to economic shocks caused by the...
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Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:46pm
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Warren considers ‘shelter in place’ order, food options for residents

The city of Rochester is preparing for a possible “shelter in place” order that would make staying at home mandatory with some conditions. This type of...
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 9:46am
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