Government shutdown, food access, and SNAP benefits information for Kingston and Ulster County

Here is some information that can be shared with SNAP recipients and federal employees regarding SNAP and food access in Ulster County, NY.  A key takeaway for SNAP recipients should be that any [...]


Want Some Local Help for Your New Year’s Resolutions?

The New Year is a great time to reflect back on your life to see if any changes are needed to make yourself healthier or happier. Is there something that you would like to improve upon as a New [...]


Two Initiatives in Kingston That Bring Food to People Who Need It

Being able to get groceries, prepare them in some way and have a healthy meal is something that many people take for granted. Unfortunately, even if one qualifies for benefits or lives near a [...]


FeedHv Community Food Network

The organization FeedHV is a food rescue group that is made up of food donors, feeding agencies and volunteers, which help feed communities in a more efficient way. Their mission is to help [...]


Smarter Lunchrooms in City of Kingston Schools

Did you know that the City of Kingston School District serves thousands of lunches every day?  Of course, everyone wants and deserves school lunches and breakfasts to be as healthy as [...]


“Our Food”- With Kaycee Wimbush of the YMCA Farm Project

This is the first installment of  “Our Food”,  a series of interviews with Kingstonians about their relationship to food. Kaycee Wimbish is the farmer and creator of the Kingston YMCA [...]

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

You may have noticed lots of news a few weeks ago about the new and updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  So what are these guidelines and what makes them important?  The Dietary Guidelines [...]


Giving Thanks – Reflections on Bounty at the South Pine Street Farm

Farmers Joel Zenie and Trish Hawkins wrote this beautiful post about their experience for their first year on the South Pine St. Farm in Midtown Kingston.  Read on to learn the ins and outs of [...]


Fresh Local Produce Easy for HealthAlliance Employees to Buy

Our Eat Well Kingston blog recently reported that the YMCA Farm Project was one of the many places in Kingston this summer where the public could buy fresh produce grown right here in an urban [...]


Find Fresh Produce Every Day of the Week in Kingston!

Did you know that you can find fresh produce, sometimes for free, nearly every day of the week in Kingston? Check out this schedule! MONDAY South Pine Street Farm South of Greenkill Ave. on South [...]