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José Andrés Helps the Nats Turn D.C.’s Baseball Stadium Into a Community Kitchen

by Tierney Plumb DC Eater April 7, 2020

World Central Kitchen will prepare thousands of free meals at Nationals Park...

Public health movement leader David Sanders dies at 74

by Scroll Staff Sroll.in September 2, 2019

Sanders, who worked mainly in Zimbabwe and South Africa, influenced the public health movement in India significantly....

Some food stamp recipients may soon lose access to farmers market benefits

by Jane Black and Leah Douglas Washington Post July 9, 2018

Across the US, recipients of USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - sometimes referred to as food stamps - are able to get more by shopping at farmers markets, where the value of their benefits is matched or supplemented by other funds. But a technical issue with the payment proce...

This App Delivers Leftover Food To The Hungry, Instead Of To The Trash

by Ben Paynter Fast Company May 6, 2018

Goodr has created an ap that has diverted nearly a million pounds of food in Atlanta from landfills–and into kitchens.  Goodr is a food-waste management company that redirects surplus food from businesses to nonprofits that can share it with those who are food insecure....

Farmers, activists and chefs lay on a street banquet in Sao Paulo in protest at an ultimately unsuccessful proposal by the mayor to make farinata for poor people from food near its expiry date. (Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Want to save the world from hunger? Start by not wasting food, shoppers told

by The Guardian April 15, 2018

The World Food Programme has launched a social media movement, #RecipeforDisaster, with the aim of making the public in the UK more conscious of the food waste they generate....

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Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong

by Gillian B. White The Atlantic March 18, 2018

In his new book The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy, MIT economist Peter Temin argues that economic inequality results in two distinct classes. And only one of them has any power....

Food losses represent a waste of resources used in production such as land, water, energy and inputs, increasing the green gas emissions in vain. Photo: FAO

One Third of Food Lost, Wasted – Enough to Feed All Hungry People

by Baher Kamal InterPress Service News Agency December 1, 2017

Believe it or not, the way to eradicate hunger from the face of the Earth is as feasible as it is handy. In fact, the current loss and waste of one-third of all food produced for human consumption would be just enough to feed the nearly one billion people who go to bed hungry every single night. ...

Hunger Fighters Interview: Jim Levinson

by Hunger Notes September 28, 2017

Biographic Snapshot: Jim Levinson served as Director of the International Nutrition Planning Program at MIT, the International Food and Nutrition Center at Tufts, and the Office of Nutrition for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, DC. He has worked exten...

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Meals on Wheels Client Asks Congress to #SaveLunch For Millions of At-Risk Seniors

by PR Newswire Yahoo News July 25, 2017

With Congress in the midst of its annual appropriations debate, Meals on Wheels America launched a video vignette featuring Carol – a real Meals on Wheels client living in Whitehall Township, PA – in an effort to influence the important funding decisions that put millions of seniors at risk. Car...

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Fleeing Boko Haram, Thousands Cling to a Road to Nowhere

by Dionne Searcey The New York Times April 3, 2017

More than 130,000 people have amassed along this desert highway outside Diffa, Niger — National Route 1. They now call its barren, sandy shoulders home....