Food Heroes

Pinole Blue Is Working to Honor Mexican Heritage through Food and Community Service

An organic blue corn company, Pinole Blue, strives to raise awareness on traditional Mexican foods while assisting the Rarámuri community.

DC Offers Another Round of Relief to Restaurants

Mayor Muriel Bowser will award up to 700 grants to DC’s hardest-hit restaurants.

Farm Rescue Helps Farming and Ranching Families in the Midwest

Since its founding in 2005, Farm Rescue has assisted nearly 700 family farmers in times of crisis.

Remembering Percy Schmeiser: Farmer and Hero

Percy Schmeiser, best known for his battles against Monsanto and genetically modified seed patents, passed away on October 13 at the age of 89.

Seven North Korean Restaurants in Seoul Are Working to Provide a Place of Comfort for Defectors

Defectors from North Korea are finding comfort at seven restaurants specializing in North Korean Cuisine in Seoul, South Korea.

White Pony Express Rescues Fresh Food for Californians in Need

Through the COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund, ReFED is helping White Pony Express rescue food and divert it to Californians in need.

Donation-Only Restaurant Provides a Hot Meal and Community

Alabama restaurant Drexell and Honeybee’s provides meals to everyone who visits – free of charge.

Congratulations to the World Food Programme for Nobel Peace Prize!

The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”

Flint Fresh is Challenging a Food Apartheid By Delivering Fresh Produce to Residents

Flint Fresh is a community-based organization working to increase the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout Flint, Michigan.

New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.