Secure NYC’s Supply of Fresh, Local Food: Social Media Rally for Foodshed Protection

New York City’s supply of fresh, local food is in jeopardy: nearly half a million acres of the state’s farmland has been replaced by subdivisions and strip malls. The Hudson Valley—where much of the region's fresh, local food is grown—has lost dozens of farms over the last five years, and 89 percent of remaining farmlands are at risk.