United States

600 Meals, 4 Hours: Inside One School Kitchen Keeping D.C. Families Fed

by Debbie Truong WAMU April 28, 2020

In Washington DC, schools continue to provide meals for students during coronavirus pandemic closures...

Farmers and food banks grapple with broken food supply chain

by Stephanie Ebbs ABC News April 17, 2020

Both groups want the USDA to help get food from farmers to people in need....

No, You Don’t Need To Disinfect Your Groceries. But Here’s How To Shop Safely

by Maria Godoy NPR April 13, 2020

Many people worry about the possibility of picking up the coronavirus from things like grocery store conveyor belts or cereal boxes. But every expert NPR spoke with agrees that the biggest risk when it comes to groceries is being inside the store itself with other...

‘We just can’t feed this many’: 10,000 seek S.A. Food Bank help

by Tom Orsborn San Antonio Express News April 11, 2020

Vehicles start lining up before dawn as locals hit hard by economic effects of coronavirus seek aid from the San Antonio Food Bank....

In the poorest county, in America’s poorest state, a virus hits home: ‘Hunger is rampant’

by Oliver Laughland The Guardian April 6, 2020

In county where every child qualifies for free school meals, a superintendent embarks on a project – driving 6,000 meals a day...

Food goes to waste amid coronavirus crisis

by ADAM BEHSUDI and RYAN MCCRIMMON Politico April 5, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is leading the food industry and regulators to change policies as they grapple with empty shelves, a glut of fresh produce and milk, and sudden shifts in consumer buying habits....

Nonprofit organization promotes food security through egg production

by Kevin Tano The Guam Daily Post April 5, 2020

During times of economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a nonprofit organization is promoting food security with egg-laying chicks that the community can raise in their backyards....

Bullock announces actions to bolster food security for Montana families during COVID-19 pandemic

by MTN News 7 KBZK Bozeman April 5, 2020

Montana Governor Bullock announced plans to expand food assistance for more than 100,000 additional people....

California’s farm workers pick America’s essential produce – unprotected from coronavirus

by Susie Cagle The Guardian March 31, 2020

California’s roughly 400,000 agricultural workers are deemed essential, but often without proper safety measures or guaranteed benefits...

Coronavirus has more Americans turning directly to farms for food

by Liz Crampton Politico March 31, 2020

The spike in traffic for businesses that have been delivering to customers for years has prompted others to consider adapting their business models....