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Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movements Are Taking Back Ancestral Land

by Melissa Montalvo Civil Eats April 22, 2021

In the United States, indigenous people are reclaiming land for food sovereignty...

Wyoming Hunger Initiative launches new program: GROW A LITTLE EXTRA

by Aaron Brown Wyoming News Now April 17, 2021

First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative is proud to partner with University of Wyoming Extension to launch a new program under the Food from the Farm + Ranch banner called Grow a Little Extra. Instead of reinventing the wheel, this collaboration utilizes existing resources to create a...

Food insecurity among University of Arizona students doubled during the pandemic

by Ella McCarville The Daily Wildcat April 16, 2021

Percentages of food insecurity among University of Arizona students have doubled since the beginning of the pandemic, according to UA research conducted in fall 2020....

This company is solving America’s food issues one backyard at a time

by Richie Hertzberg The Hill February 3, 2021

Love & Carrots lowers our carbon footprint by making sustainable food sources very, very local...

Student-Run Free Grocery Store Helps Feed Town’s Hungry

by Luis Andres Henao Associated Press January 26, 2021

Traditional school stores might offer snacks and knickknacks, school gear and notebooks -- but the one at Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has a very different inventory and clientele....

Food Insecurity on U.S. College Campuses

by Yuuki Nakayachi December 2, 2020

College Food Insecurity:  A Lack of Data College students have attracted attention as a group that may be at high risk for food insecurity, defined as lack of “access to enough food for an active healthy life” (US Department of Agriculture, 2017). There are three major limitat...

Food Banks Get The Love, But SNAP Does More To Fight Hunger

by Dan Charles NPR November 28, 2020

Last year, 35 million people received $55 billion in SNAP benefits, down from a peak of 47 million people and $76 billion in 2013. The program, which falls under the aegis of the USDA, delivers roughly nine times more food to people than the entire Feeding America network, which includes food banks....

This man is on a mission to get his neighborhood healthy food options through urban farming

by Good Morning America Good Morning America November 25, 2020

Tony Hillery is on a mission to teach children in his Harlem community how to adopt healthier food habits....

A Growing Number of Americans Are Going Hungry

by Todd C. Frankel, Brittney Martin, Andrew Van Dam, and Alyssa Flowers The Washington Post November 25, 2020

26 million Americans now say they don't have enough to eat...

Judge blocks Trump plan to cut food stamps for 700,000 adults

by Aimee Picchi November 24, 2020

A judge on Sunday struck down the Trump administration's efforts to make it more difficult for some adults to receive food stamps. In a 67-page opinion, Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell of D.C. condemned the administration for failing to consider how the rule would impact an estimated hundr...

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