Foodlink awarded ‘Farm-to-School’ grant funding from NYS

Foodlink learned on Jan. 5 that it was one of 12 organizations to receive “Farm to School” grant funding through New York State’s Department of Agriculture and Markets. The $98,000 award will be used to purchase equipment for our Value-Added Processing Center, where we slice thousands of apples daily and work with distributors to provide healthy […]

Foodlink services impacted by plunging temps

UPDATE (Friday, 8:50 a.m.): The Barakah Muslim Charity (584 Jefferson Ave) Mobile Pantry site scheduled for SATURDAY has canceled due to the expected weather conditions. As of this time, the other distribution scheduled for Livonia remains open.  > January Mobile Pantry schedule *** Thursday, 9:45 p.m. Due to the dangerous weather conditions expected on Friday, Foodlink […]

Foodlink offers full support of state’s No Student Goes Hungry Program

*** Foodlink Executive Director Julia Tedesco released the following statement regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2018 State of the State, which includes a proposal for the No Student Goes Hungry Program: “Foodlink fully supports the governor’s No Student Goes Hungry Program. Proper nutrition plays a fundamental role in the success of all students — from kindergarten […]