Tickets on sale now for Foodlink’s Festival of Food!

The region’s best and biggest tasting event returns! Tickets are now on sale for the Festival of Food, Foodlink’s annual fundraiser at the Public Market. The event will be held on September 18. Dozens of Rochester-area food and beverage vendors – from restaurants to wineries, and bakeries to breweries – will gather in one place […]

With Us! A Community Health Advocacy Training

On Thursday, June 15, the participants from the Community-Led Engagement Initiative (formerly known as the Ambassador Program) held their held their Community Health Advocate presentations at the Kate Gleason Auditorium. The Community Health Advocate presentations were an opportunity for the ten participants to share what they’ve learned as well as their vision for a healthier […]

Foodlink Career Fellowship Class 7 moves up to NYS Cook Apprentices

On Friday, June 16, Foodlink’s Career Fellowship Class 7 officially moved up to NYS Cook Apprentices. The Fellows successfully completed 12 weeks of in-class and on-the-job training with over 88% attendance and three industry recognized certifications in food and personal safety. To celebrate their success and moving up, friends, family and other community members gathered […]

$2 Million State Appropriation for Double Up Food Bucks

Previous image Next image Assemblyman Demond Meeks and Assemblyman Harry Bronson joined Field & Fork Network , Foodlink and Rochester City Mayor, Malik Evans, to announce $2 Million appropriation in New York State budget to expand Double Up Food Bucks NY during a press conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. Double Up Food Bucks NY […]

Spectrum Donates $5,000 to Foodlink

Spectrum donated $5,000 to Foodlink on Thursday, June 8th to support the recent rise in need for emergency food in the Rochester region. Spectrum joined City of Rochester Council President Miguel Melendez and Foodlink representatives at the City of Rochester Public Market to highlight the donation. The check presentation followed Foodlink’s Just Say Yes to […]

Rochester Food Policy Council Visits Baltimore to bring innovative ideas to Rochester

The Rochester Food Policy Council visited Baltimore last week to meet with anti-hunger organizations and urban agriculture farms in hopes of bringing fresh, innovative ideas back to Rochester. The Council met with staff at John Hopkins Center for Livable Futures, which have been advocating for health equity and food access for more than 25 years. […]

Foodlink’s statement on anti-hunger funding in the NYS budget

Foodlink is encouraged by the continued support for food banks and emergency food programs reflected in the New York State Budget. We are grateful that Nourish NY has been funded once again at $50 million, so we can continue to purchase healthy fruits, vegetables, and dairy products from New York farmers and manufacturers to distribute […]

Foodlink to Receive $200,000 Grant from the Paychex Charitable Foundation   

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management software solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services, announced that Foodlink will receive a $200,000 grant from the Paychex Charitable Foundation to support its mission of ending hunger and building healthier communities across its 10-county service area in the Rochester and Finger Lakes […]