Op-ed | The importance of ‘The Farm Bill’ in the fight against hunger

Groceries or electric bill? Baby formula or meds? These are choices no one should have to make – but millions of New Yorkers do, every day.

It’s been a tough few months for food-insecure New Yorkers. Families who were just getting their footing post-pandemic had the rug pulled from underneath them as pandemic-era aid ended and food costs soared. 

With the national asylum seeker crisis layering on top of the ongoing economic crisis, our city’s emergency food network is being pushed to its limit.