Food Access

Chicago Grant Program Funds Farmers of Color

The Fresh Food from Farmers of Color Fund is a new grant program that funds farmers of color seeking to support their communities with locally-grown food.

14 Latinx Food Change Makers

In recognition of National Latinx Heritage Month, Food Tank is celebrating the contributions of Latinx individuals across the food system.

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.

New on the Podcast: Suzanne Adely, Sonia Singh Discuss Food Workers’ Rights

Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

An Online Platform is Enabling Farmers to Deliver Straight to Consumers

MilkRun, a Portland, Oregon-based company is supporting small, local farmers by enabling them to sell produce safely and directly to consumers’ homes. Founded by farmer and entrepreneur Julia Niiro, MilkRun is an online platform that lets farmers set their own…

Building Community and Sustainable Food Systems in Bayview, CA

A new urban farm in Bayview-Hunters Point is working with the community to address food security and climate change.

Native-led Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity on Reservations

Native-led Partnership with Native Americans is supporting rural reservations in the fight against food insecurity during the pandemic.

Home Gardening Promotes Mental Health during COVID-19

Vegetable gardening takes center stage during the pandemic, nurturing the emotional wellbeing of an increasing number of home gardeners