After years of organizing, street food vendors are celebrating a win as New York City Council recently pass legislation that will lift the limit on the number of full-time vending permits.
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While chefs presented their creations to a panel of judges, attendees visited eight tasting stations and sipped on Waste Not Welcome Punch, a Finlandia vodka cocktail using upcycled ingredients like grapefruits peels and celery leaf tea.
A series of upcoming Food Tank events will take us coast to coast across the United States to bring together incredible speakers and moderators around the issue of how do we increase food access, affordability, and equity in the food system.
“This is a land where there are too many calories that are available,” says Corcos, noting that 24-hour grocery stores and other conveniences overwhelm people to the point of wasting.
“We need new generations to help create solutions to issues we’ve created in the past. We need more than economic return,” says Flor. “We need to care about nutrition, environment, biodiversity. It will require a different food system altogether.”