Food Security

LaDonna Sanders-Redmond on the Importance of Co-ops

LaDonna Sanders-Redmond exposes the social and agricultural justices present in the food system and offer ways, primarily through legislature, to improve these injustices.

17 Organizations Providing Emergency Food Relief to Native Communities During COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, organizations across the U.S. are mobilizing volunteers and raising funds to ensure that Indigenous peoples have the food and supplies they need.

New on the Podcast: John Piotti Discusses A Farmers’ Relief Fund and Ruben Echeverria Talks Global Food Policy

President and CEO of American Farmland Trust, John Piotti, talks small farmers and Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Ruben Echeverria, talks global food policy during coronavirus

Stephen Ritz on Urban Farming And Food Access in The Bronx

Stephen Ritz discuss how his organization is adapting to feed their community.

Feeding America’s Kids During COVID-19

Faced with nation-wide closures in response to COVID-19, school authorities and partners are stepping up to feed the 30 million children depending on school food service each day.

Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen Talks #ChefsForAmerica

Nate Mook talks restaurants serving meals to people in need during COVID-19.

Understanding the Hunger Surge Caused by the COVID-19 Recession to Mitigate it Before it Is too Late

The economic recession caused by COVID-19 has severe consequences, particularly for import-dependent countries. But, minimizing outright hunger in ways that avoid food insecurity and malnutrition will reduce the long-term scars.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.

As Food Waste and Insecurity Spike, ReFED’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Aims to Spark Change Beyond the Pandemic

Food waste research organization ReFED is granting US$1 million during the month of May to save 10 million pounds of food—enough for 8.3 million meals. Their goal is to grant US$10 million total throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to create longer-lasting change.

Kentucky Organization Using Pop-up Markets to Promote Fresh Food as a Human Right

The award-winning New Roots Fresh Stop Market (FSM) initiative uses pop-up markets and cooperative economics to bring fresh, healthy food to food insecure neighborhoods around Louisville.