Brighter Bites co-founders Lisa Helfman and Dr. Shreela Sharma provide fresh and healthy food options to families living far away from supermarkets.
Faith-based organizations have historically contributed to humanitarian aid worldwide, many of them with a focus on alleviating hunger and promoting food security.
For these leaders in L.A., the trigger for change in the food system is not startups, corporations, or policies—it is a newly conscious and passionate general public refusing to accept the status quo.
Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.
The world is mourning the loss of icon Leah Chase, who brightened her community in ways beyond serving up classic Creole cuisine.
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Young Earth Solutions winner in 2017 is using bats an integrated pest management system to replace or drastically reduce pesticide use in rice fields and to improve biodiversity and conservation management.
The number of African-American women-owned businesses increased by 164 percent from 2007 to 2018. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it can create jobs in local communities.