For media inquiries please contact:

Cheyenna Weber, Brooklyn Food Coalition Communications Coordinator, (347) 921-3918 (office)
(917) 319-1976 (cell), info (at) brooklynfoodcoalition (dot) org.

Press Coverage:

Venezuelan TV offers in-depth Spanish language coverage of the Brooklyn Food Conference, June 5, 2012 in three parts: 1, 2, 3.

Food Systems NYC coverage of 2012 Brooklyn Food Conference, June 1, 2012

Building Bridges Across Urban and Rural Divides, North Star Fund blog, May 26, 2012

Nancy Romer speaks about the impact of the Brooklyn Food Conference on Progressive Radio Network, May 23, 2012

“The People’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty” workshop video from Brooklyn Food Conference, May 12, 2012

OWS Kitchen’s “Occupying Food: Experiences and Next Steps” workshop video from Brooklyn Food Conference, May 12, 2012

Top tweets from the Brooklyn Food Conference according to Gothamist, May 13, 2012

Brooklyn Food Conference highlighted in The Indypendent, May 13, 2012

Brooklyn Food Conference live-blogged by The New York Times TheLocal Blog, May 12, 2012

Brooklyn Food Coalition’s work to bring food to those in need highlighted in the Park Slope Food Co-op’s Linewaiter’s Gazette, November 3, 2011

Brooklyn School Food Network highlighted in the Ditmas Park Blog, October 4, 2011.

Nancy Romer talks Food Justice on BRIC’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, September 2011

BFC’s Nancy Romer and Benjamin Solotaire talk about the Farm Bill on WBAI (about 20 minutes into the program)

Brooklyn Food Coalition Helps Feed Body and Soul, New York Daily News, August 10, 2011

Park Slope Food Coop’s Linewaiter Gazette profile of Brooklyn Food Coalition focusing on our plans for a spring 2012 conference, July 28, 2011

Councilman Charles Barron and Brooklyn Food Coalition member Jessica Roff speak out against fracking, via Capital, June 14, 2011.

BFC School Food Coordinator Beatriz Beckford comments on the discovery that the Department of SchoolFood purchases applesauce from China in Crain’s (subscription required) and in Gothamist.

Brooklyn Food Coalition featured group at Smorgasburg, June 2011

Brooklyn Bash Under the Stars Joint event with Brooklyn Food Coalition and The Indypendent raise funds for food justice and independent journalism, June 2011.

Scientific American: Amateur Cartographers Map Local “Food Desert”

Spotlighting the BFC Research and Mapping Group and their Community Food Survey

A volunteer effort to map all the food stores in Brooklyn, N.Y., is an example of two rising trends: citizen mapping and increasing scrutiny of urban Americans’ access to healthy food.

Story picked up by Grub Street and New York Times Diner’s Journal. See also video by Conspire.

CUNY TV Independent Sources

Interview with BFC Community Outreach Manager Nicole Taylor at the 24:00 minute mark. Nicole talks about how she is feeding the food movement through her radio program Hot Grease.

Dowser: On Food — The Brooklyn Food Coalition’s Nancy Romer talks about building a food movement one neighborhood at a time

Brooklyn Food Coalition Helps Gardens Grow, April 2, 2010

Nourishing Our Youth, April 2, 2010