Health of U.S. Farm Workers During COVID-19

COVID-19 is exacerbating challenges faced by farmworkers. The National Center for Farmworkers Health and other healthcare centers are trying to help them stay safe.

New E-book Finds COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Inequalities in Food Security

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked not only a health crisis but also an economic crisis, which together pose a serious threat to food security, particularly in poorer countries.

Family Meal Sacramento, Keeping Families Fed and Chefs In Business

Family Meal Sacramento continues serving 400-800 meals a day to at-risk families while employing chefs at more than 40 restaurants during COVID-19.

New FEED Act to Address Food Insecurity With Help From Restaurants

The new FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act will ease restrictions on federal aid to help state governments enlist restaurants for emergency food preparation.

Closing Wet Markets May Result in Unintended Consequences

Some governments are calling for countries to close wet markets, but this may cause livelihoods to suffer.

Scientists Continue the Search for the Source of COVID-19

Scientists are looking for the origin of COVID-19, but have yet to find a definitive source.

FoodCorps Members Keep Students Learning About Food

FoodCorps service members continue to serve students as they conduct food and nutrition education online and assist with emergency school meals.

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

Successes in farming communities from Nepal to Guatemala hold lessons for those in the U.S. who see small-scale farms as one way to build resilience. Though each success story is different, the communities often share three commonalities.

Food Pantry Elijah’s Promise Faces Greater Demand During COVID-19

Local food pantries, like New Jersey-based Elijah’s Promise, are working on the frontlines of COVID-19 to feed vulnerable communities, but they are struggling to meet the rising demand for their services.

How COVID-19 is Affecting Refugees

Organizations find ways to support food security to refugees during COVID-19 lockdowns.