Resources

United States Department of Agriculture provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

MyPlate has tips for healthy eating and physical activity for individuals of all ages.

Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables (JSY) is dedicated to improving the health and nutritional status of SNAP eligible populations in New York State.

Cornell University Cooperative Extension Eat Smart NY! encourages persons eligible for SNAP benefits to make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. Here is a list of local county offices for specific contact information.

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) works to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.

American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes by funding research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes.

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

New York State Council on Food Policy (NYS CFP) recognizes agriculture as a critically important industry to New York State and that access to affordable, fresh, and nutritious food is a serious problem for hungry individuals and families in New York.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) promotes optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for its members. AND members are a leading source of food and nutrition services.

New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NYSAND) is committed to leading the future of the dietetics profession and its members while serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well-being.

Healthy Food Bank Hub provides information and resources to connect the Feeding America network of food banks and 61,000 agencies with nutrition and health professionals.