Thank you for joining us at the Negotiating Social Futures case study conference. The participants are now hard at work transforming their case studies into book chapters that will be combined into an edited volume. To get the latest updates on our work and the...
Emergency Food System Challenges: Food Pantry Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This brief examines how a set of food pantries in Middlesex County, NJ experienced the pandemic from March to October/November 2020.
Healthy Food as Medicine? A Closer Look at Fruit and Vegetable Prescription (FVRx) Programs Across the Country.
Wholesome Wave created Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Programs (FVRx) in 2010 to help patients at risk of diet-related illness that can’t afford or access fresh/healthy food. With FVRx, participating clinics issue prescribe vouchers to food-insecure patients, which they will then redeem at local food retailers such as grocery stores and farmers markets.
Challenges Facing Aging Adults in Northern NJ
A study to better understand the aging population (aged 55 and up) in northern NJ: where they live, existing services and service gaps, cultural and religious needs, and to consider challenges facing aging adults into the future.
New Jersey Urban Indicators Project
Individual report links below. Camden Trenton Newark - Upper Clinton Hill Weequahic Newark - Mount Pleasant East Orange Irvington Jersey City Asbury Park
Planting Change: Growing a Healthy City
Rutgers Filmmaking with the Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement. Planting Change: Growing a Healthy City from Rutgers Filmmaking on Vimeo.