Food Access

Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.

South Carolina-Based Organization Creates Access to Healthy, Fresh Foods With Affordable Produce Boxes

In South Carolina, FoodShare SC aims to tackle food insecurity and increase produce consumption for communities who face limited access to affordable and fresh, nutritious foods.

Lebanese Grassroots Food Security Initiative Fosters Agricultural Self-Sufficiency

Despite growing food insecurity in Lebanon, the grassroots initiative Ardi Ardak—”my land, your land”—aims to cultivate agricultural self-sufficiency and support market access, providing community-supported solutions during Lebanon’s current socio-economic crisis.

New Study Highlights Traditional Foods as Foundational to the Health and Well-Being of Indigenous Peoples

The study underscores the health and nutrition disparities experienced by the First Nations peoples of Canada.

Sustainable Food Systems and Stable Climates Are Intertwined. Let’s Treat Them that Way

Food systems are contributing to the climate crisis, but they can also be part of the solution.

Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?

Feed The Future works in 19 countries across the globe, but hasn’t provided feedback on their progress towards self-reliance in more than two years.

Global Youth Urge Businesses and Policymakers to Center Healthy, Sustainable Diets

Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.

Healthy and Sustainable Diets Are Critical to Reaching 1.5°C Climate Goal

Even if all other sectors decarbonize completely, carbon emissions from food systems alone would use nearly all of the emissions budget for both 1.5°C and 2°C goals.

Local Government Leaders Sign the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration at COP26

Participants called upon world leaders to recognize that local governments and communities are critical leaders in food systems sustainability.

How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.