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Freya Pratty

22 June 2021

Israel

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For the past 200 years, crops have been bred for yield, for feeding livestock, rather than nutritional value. However, as more people shift away from meat the industry is looking to produce crops for flavor and nutrit...

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Courtney Gousman

17 June 2021

Stark County, Ohio, United States

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“Take what you need—leave what you can" is the motto etched on the 16 anonymous “Blessing Boxes” set up around Stark County. The wooden cabinets are stocked with non-perishable food, household items, and personal hygi...

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Sujata Dand

16 June 2021

Dallas, Texas, United States

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The new Southpoint Community Market in Dallas is the product of seven years of planning in a process based on community input about the need for accessible, nutritious, affordable food and other everyday groceries. An...

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Emily Nonko

15 June 2021

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In 2014, the community organization Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha piloted a community-based Food Buying Club in Philadelphia. This initiative allowed local residents to buy food in bulk at wholesale prices. The...

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Kate Bradshaw

13 June 2021

California, United States

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The Farmers to Family program, an initiative from the U.S Department of Agriculture set aside $3 billion for its Farmers to Families Food Box program, part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The program award...

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André Gakwaya

11 June 2021

Nyamagabe, Rwanda

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A comprehensive initiative to reduce stunting in children caused by malnutrition and poverty is seeing positive results in Rwanda. The government has provided food, frequent health assessments, and has also encouraged...

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Jaisal Noor

10 June 2021

New York, New York, United States

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The food-supply business is known for exploitative pay and poor working conditions. But Brooklyn Packers, a Black-owned cooperative launched in 2016, pays its owner-workers and vendors fair wages and is founded on tra...

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Jaisal Noor

3 June 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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ChiFresh Chicago is owned and run by formerly incarcerated women of color. The business' five owner-workers responded to the pandemic's effect on food insecurity, in neighborhoods that already had high rates of that p...

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Talib Visram

2 June 2021

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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“DoorDash for the food insecure” is how the founder of Food Rescue Hero describes the service that is connecting surplus food supply to those who can put it to good use. The service takes on a growing crisis of food i...

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Marissa Evans

1 June 2021

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Village Minds was started by Natia Simone as a Facebook page to connect people in need of food - due to COVID-19 and grocery store closures after the protests following the murder of George Floyd - to assistance. Howe...

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Adele Peters

25 May 2021

Los Angeles, California, United States

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A startup in California called Crop Swap LA is converting unused front yards into community gardens that can grow crops like kale, rainbow chard, and tomatoes as a way to feed neighbors. Community members can pay for ...

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Katie Yoder

25 May 2021

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The app Too Good to Go helps restaurants and other shops prevent food waste by selling their extra food to people for a cheaper price. So far, more than 700,000 people in the United States have downloaded the app and ...

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Franca G. Mignacca

24 May 2021

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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The Wild Basket allows community members of Temiskaming First Nation to gain traditional knowledge about native food sources and foraging techniques while re-connecting to the land and their roots. The initiative also...

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PK Semler

21 May 2021

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Residents of Baltimore County now have access to fresh produce from First Fruits Farm. Located in a food desert, the farm has provided “over 18 million pounds of fresh locally produced vegetables picked by some 10,000...

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Lungelo Ndhlovu

19 May 2021

Chiredzi, Zimbabwe

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Rural communities in Bandama and Dungwe villages in Chiredzi and Mwenezi are using biogas technology to cook instead of cutting down trees for firewood. The technology relies on fermenting cow dung and using the mater...

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Bekah McNeel

19 May 2021

Dallas, Texas, United States

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At Aunt Bette's Community Pantry in Dallas, people receiving donated food are treated with dignity and given choices that can have both psychological and nutritional benefits. A client-choice food pantry mimics a groc...

Dallas Free Press

Michelle Aslam

18 May 2021

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Lack of transportation can make centralized food pantries inaccessible to those who need the help. So Crossroads Community Services in North Texas partners with more than 100 community groups, including churches, publ...

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Oscar Perry Abello

17 May 2021

San Francisco, California, United States

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San Francisco-based New Resource Bank was launched with environmental sustainability lending as its niche. But it pursued easier profits for a time, risking its survival and mission until a new CEO turned its fortunes...

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Ella Westlake

13 May 2021

Stockholm, Sweden

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Urban Oasis, a vertical farm in Sweden uses innovative technology to grow crops in shelf-like structures that aims to maximize output and be more sustainable in its agricultural practices. Instead of soil, it uses nut...

Colorado Public Radio

Michael Elizabeth Sakas

3 May 2021

Boulder County, Colorado, United States

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A new county initiative in Colorado aims to support regenerative agriculture projects on farms as a way to take carbon from the atmosphere and store it in the soil in an effort to combat climate change. Restaurants do...

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Noah Robertson

3 May 2021

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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As a way to bring the community together and promote healing in Southeast Washington, D.C., residents created a garden known as Project Eden. Their garden has grown to a plot of land that grows roots, legumes, fruits,...

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Tom Philpott

May-June 2021

United States

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In the U.S., a movement of Black farmers is trying to reclaim their legacy as agrarians. Only 1.7 percent of farms were run by Black farmers according to the U.S. Census of Agriculture. Black farmers are forming colle...

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Agostino Petroni

29 April 2021

Gagliano del Capo, Puglia, Italy

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An imported strain of bacteria is threatening to destroy olive trees in Italy that produce about 12 percent of the world’s olive oil. An agronomist is working with other scientists to graft trees — taking a different ...

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Sujata Dand

28 April 2021

Waco, Texas, United States

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A community-based grocery store is bringing nutritious and affordable food to residents in Waco, Texas. Jubilee Market is located in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood which previously lacked a grocery store. ...

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Nazarene Harris

27 April 2021

Austin, Texas, United States

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An Austin city resolution allows community gardens to be built on public lands, enabling residents who don’t own land to access fresh and nutritious food. The Fresh for Less Mobile Market even delivers food to custome...

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