Food Security

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.

Eric Adams and Vimlendra Sharan Talk Food Policy Response, COVID-19

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and FAO Liaison Office for North America Vimlendra Sharan talk about food policy during the pandemic.

Jeff Gordinier and Leah Lizarondo Talk About How Restaurants Will Survive and Food Recovery

Jeff Gordinier talks restaurant recovery, Leah Lizarondo talks Food Rescue Hero and the effect of food recovery in food insecure communities during COVID-19

COVID-19 Puts the Global Food System at Risk

COVID-19 threatens the health of supply chains and could cause four shocks to global food system. Governments must act to mitigate the potential negative impacts of the virus and protect the most vulnerable.

19 Muslim Organizations Feeding the Hungry Around the World

These 19 Muslim organizations we’re highlighting work all year everywhere in both rural and urban areas to ensure everybody has food to eat.

New Protein Study Reveals Power of Millet-Legume Blends for Enhancing Human Health

ICRISAT’s Smart Food initiative released a study that reveals a combination of millets and legumes that creates a complete, nutrient packed protein. This new combination has the potential to help countries with malnutrition.

Maximo Torero Discusses Food Security, COVID-19

Maximo Torero and Dr. Alan Greene, talk global supply chains, student lunch, and health concerns during COVID-19.

Over 50 Organizations Urge Congress to Prioritize Small, Mid-Sized Farms for COVID-19 Relief

An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.