Vornado Realty Trust
Vornado works with Foodprint Group to bring organic waste management into its renowned sustainability programming in NYC. The project includes assessing current building needs and management practices and recommending tenant strategies for separating and processing organics.
Taconic Management Company
Taconic Management hired Foodprint Group to complete a detailed food waste audit to identify upstream opportunities for reducing food waste, recommendations for improving organics separation practices and technologies such as micro-anaerobic digestion for processing and managing food waste onsite.
Related Companies works with Foodprint Group to develop food waste management strategies for high-rise residential and commercial buildings at the 26-acre Hudson Yards Development including the evaluation of leading technologies for managing organics onsite.
United Neighborhood Houses
Foodprint provides community food planning resources and training to community development corporation (CDC) staff and residents in five communities as part of the Older Adults Strengthening Communities through Food initiative funded by the NYC Department for the Aging. Foodprint also supported the Building Healthy NYCHA Communities through Food program funded by the Laurie M. Tisch Foundation.
Foodprint acted as strategic advisor to the Communities for Healthy Food NYC initiative helping to build the capacity of community development corporations (CDCs) to increase access to healthy and local foods and provide nutrition education to residents in four New York City neighborhoods.
American Farmland Trust, Farm to Institution New York State (FINYS)
FINYS is a collaborative of agricultural, public health, economic development and government partners. Foodprint assists with the development, funding and management of projects and promotion of policies to increase the purchasing of New York State grown and raised foods by colleges, hospitals, schools and other community-based institutions.
Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development corporation (HVADC)
Foodprint Group provides project planning and fundraising services to HVADC clients. The most recent projects include fundraising and planning support for an LTL “less than trailer load” food hub (warehouse and distribution facilities), meat processing facility and on on-farm cidery in the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions.
NRDC New York Program
We collaborated on the development of the Urban School Food Alliance, a network of six of the largest school districts in US pooling their purchasing power to move food manufacturers to more sustainable practices. Most recently Foodprint Group undertook a Farmer “Seconds” Opportunity Study to identify opportunities to better utilize quality product often left in the field due to lack of a market. The survey was connected to advocacy for New York State Farm to Food Bank legislation.
Oversaw a food business opportunity analysis in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn to identify commercial and non-profit food venture models suited to the community and proven successful at creating jobs, increasing access to healthy foods, improving the environment and strengthening community.
Completed study on barriers to using food stamps at farmers’ markets published in the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. Interviewed 108 food stamp clients to understand awareness of and experience with farmers’ markets, mealtime routines, and grocery shopping habits.
Roots of Change Fund, CA
Provided stakeholder research via interviews with 100 business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders for the Vivid Picture project, a vision and plan for building an equitable, environmentally sustainable and economically vibrant food system throughout California.
Community Food Security Coalition
Coordinated the NYC 2007 Farm Bill Workgroup to develop a cross-sectorial, multi-stakeholder policy platform to address economic development, public health and the environmental needs.