This month, the NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency released the results of a 2016 New York City food distribution and resiliency study. Titled “Five Borough Food Flow” the study is an effort to better understand the vast system of food retail, distribution and transportation networks that supply New York City’s residents and visitors with billions of pounds of food each year and help the City ensure that this system, is resilient, modernized and able to support our growing population.

NYC Economic Development Corporation, the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency commissioned this study as recommended by two previous City reports: A Stronger, More Resilient New York and OneNYC: The Plan for a Strong and Just City.

Summary of findings and next steps are highlighted below.