Poverty

Opinion | A Food Support System for Venezuelan Refugees in Colombia

A food support system for Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, beginning with local farmers who grow fruits and vegetables to the local kitchens that cook and serve them, is critical and is bringing hope to Venezuelan families during this refugee crisis.

Break Economic and Nutrition Policy Out of Their Silos for Real Change

Dr. Sara Bleich of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health sits down with Sarah Blackburn of Edible Boston to talk about the key to effective nutrition policies.

Sharing Excess Addresses College Student Food Insecurity

For Even Ehlers, Sharing Excess is about more than improving food access, it is about amplifying its partners’ impact on hunger’s root causes

Empowering Refugees in Kenya Through Urban Farming

Urban farming can be a livelihood strategy for refugees and host communities living in the Kalobeyei Settlement in northern Kenya.

Opinion | Trees: Generous Wild Hosts for Refugees in Uganda

From refugees from South Sudan, trees form a significant part of their story from when they flee from political war to their arrival in settlements.

Teaching Nutrition with Comics

FANRPAN is introducing nutrition to youth by tapping into empathy and enabling youth to imagine what it could be like to be in the shoes of a comic book character who is trying to make healthier food choices.

Preventing Food Waste in Brazilian Favelas

Through promoting the use of all parts of vegetables, Favela Orgânica is promoting a nutritious lifestyle for all parts of Rio de Janeiro.

Medically Tailored Meals Need to Be Part of Healthcare

Community Servings delivers medically tailored meals to critically-ill patients with limited resources living in 21 communities in Massachusetts, while trying to address different social and food-related issues in the communities.

Opinion | New Report Profiles 21 Organizations Transforming Food Systems

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development points clearly to the nature- and people-based solutions available to us.

Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.