COVID-19

ReFED Launches New Roadmap, Digital Tools to Combat Food Waste

After data showed the amount of food waste in the U.S. was leveling off, ReFED created a suite of digital tools and data-driven solutions to make a larger impact on reducing waste.

The Common Market Partners with World Central Kitchen to Feed Texans

The Common Market is sourcing produce from farms that were able to harvest crops just before the winter storms hit.

COVID-19 Spurs Demand in the Frozen Food Industry

Supply chains are adapting to the growing demand for frozen foods that are shelf stable and nutritious.

New Report from One Fair Wage Finds Service Workers Are More Vulnerable During Pandemic

Tipped service workers are seeing a decline in tips and an increase in sexual harassment amid the pandemic, according to a new report.

Food (In)Security and Waste: Lessons from the Pandemic

COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and contradictions in our food system, but also opens up opportunities to reduce waste, improve sustainability standards, and bring equity into supply chains.

Health Experts Agree that Reusable Coffee Cups are Safe During COVID

Health experts say that, with proper hygiene, it is safe for coffee shops to make drinks in customers’ reusable mugs.

Report Details Harmful Consequences of Prison Food Policies

Impact Justice’s new report detailing prison food policies and practices shows what message we are sending to people who are incarcerated through food.

Alabama Food Bank, Facing Funding Cuts, Finds Creative Solutions to Try to Meet Demand

Following the decision to cut a federal emergency food assistance program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama (CFBCA) is working to find new ways to feed the community.  CFBCA, a leading food…

Mutual Aid: Chicago’s Love Fridge Fights Food Apartheid

As Chicago residents deal with with the economic downturn of COVID-19, the Love Fridge Chicago is bringing fully stocked refrigerators to neighborhoods struggling with food apartheid.

The Effects of U.S. Federal Payments on the Agriculture Sector

Farmers face challenges from trade wars, climate change, and COVID-19 but need more than federal payments to be sustainable long term.