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The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Samantha Melamed

27 April 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Across Philadelphia, people are turning to seeds to source their food instead of grocery stores and supply chains, which have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Philadelphia is home to the Cooperative Gardens Co...

High Country News

Page Buono

24 April 2020

Yurok Reservation, California, United States

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The Indigenous Peoples Burning Network works with a group of other similar networks with the shared goal of promoting prescribed fire in a positive and safe manner that will help local ecosystems and minimize the risk...

BBC

Dina Newman

21 April 2020

Paris, France

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The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated challenges in food supply at an international scale, and one way to make food more accessible is to grow it locally. From hydroponics and aeroponics, where plants are grown in the...

The Arizona Republic

Ian James

19 April 2020

Francisco Murguía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

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A unique partnership between environmental groups and governments in the United States and Mexico has led to the resurrection of wetlands and forests in the long-dry Colorado River Delta. Since the waters were dammed ...

The Counter

Karine Vann

18 April 2020

San Francisco, California, United States

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The bulk food aisle in grocery stories - where dry goods are weighed and put in containers that consumers can bring from home - is getting more attention as tech solutions arise to revamp this shopping experience. Fro...

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Brianna Baker

16 April 2020

Pennington, New Jersey, United States

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With grocery stores at capacity with delivery services, and people not wanting to leave their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, local farms like Honey Brook Organic Farm are seeing huge increases in business. The Ne...

Mongabay

Mahima Jain

15 April 2020

Palakkad, Kerala, India

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The Kudumbashree Mission aims to encourage agrobiodiversity projects in India and empower women farmers. These projects revive traditional and sustainable farming practices called “panchakrishi.” So far, there are 192...

WBUR

Tim Skoog

Stefano Kotsonis

12 April 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Local, New York City dive bar, Forgtmenot, had to pivot its business in the wake of COVID-19. Once a popular bar, now is a mini-mart, providing access to groceries for the community. With familial ties to a supermarke...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sharyn Jackson

11 April 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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With COVID-19 causing the shuttering of restaurants around the country, the Minnesota Central Kitchen collaboration brings together furloughed chefs – and their restaurants’ ingredients – to help feed those experienci...

Edible Rhody

Helena Touhey

9 April 2020

Rhode Island, United States

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In Rhode Island, a collaborative, farmer-run food delivery service has come together as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As farmers around the state saw massive declines in orders, they came together to create an ...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Sarah Donahue

9 April 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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An innovative partnership between Bell Shelter, a homeless shelter, Grow Good, an urban farm, and the Salvation Army is bringing healthy food and cooking to a new audience in Los Angeles. People experiencing homelessn...

New Hope Network

Dawn Reiss

6 April 2020

Hayward, California, United States

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, food industry leaders, specifically those in the organic and health food category, are trying to figure out how to keep their businesses afloat. Nature’s Path has increased hourly pay of...

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Melinda Clynes

6 April 2020

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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To help fill the gap for some 200 Detroit students who rely on school lunches, local artists and nonprofits are teaming up to distribute meals and provide creative inspiration. Library Street Collective, an art galler...

Inkline

Inbar Preiss

5 April 2020

Czech Republic

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Using cryptocurrency mining, technological innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking, Parallel Garden, a Czech-based initiative, is tackling unsustainable agricultural practices. The project seeks to increase local foo...

Los Angeles Times

Rachel Scheier

3 April 2020

Berkeley, California, United States

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Activists in Berkeley, California, are filling in what they say is a gap in homeless services during the coronavirus outbreak. Volunteers are safely delivering food and other supplies to those without shelter.

Civil Eats

Lynne Curry

31 March 2020

New Hampshire, United States

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Small-scale livestock producers and farmers are facing dire economic consequences from the coronavirus pandemic, so many are turning to a collective approach to help one another out. From home-delivery services to piv...

Fort Myers News-Press

Annabelle Tometich

31 March 2020

Fort Myers, Florida, United States

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Farms in Southwest Florida are facing a decline in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic forcing restaurants and farmer's markets to close and social distancing to be mandated. To stay afloat, some farmers are "addin...

WLS-TV

Zach Ben-Amots

30 March 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago-based Closed Loop Farms, dependent on farmers markets, had to pivot to online sales with the closure of many public spaces as a response to COVID-19. Running a virtual farmers market, the local grower also sel...

Texas Monthly

Dan Solomon

Paula Forbes

26 March 2020

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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With experience from past regional disasters and supply-chain disruptions, supermarket chain H-E-B faced the coronavirus chaos with calm preparation, ensuring employees and management act quickly to mitigate their los...

WBUR

Adrian Ma

23 March 2020

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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To help mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on some of its most vulnerable populations, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is paying otherwise closed restaurants to make food for short-staffed homeless...

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Gregory Scruggs

23 March 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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After Seattle schools closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, school staff quickly mobilized to ensure there would still be a way to distribute free food to students and their families. As the crisis unfolds, ...

NPR

Cory Turner

Anya Kamenetz

20 March 2020

United States

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In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, school districts are trying a number of approaches to ensure students still have access to free breakfasts and lunches even though they are not coming to school. In some cities...

CNN

Danielle Wiener-Bronner

20 March 2020

New Jersey, United States

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Grocery stores across the United States frantically respond to the "panic buying" brought on by fear of the coronavirus quarantine. As Americans rapidly stock up on supplies, grocery stores expand their network of sup...

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Oscar Perry Abello

19 March 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, bodegas offer local supplies in many food deserts across the country. While the bodegas struggle to find funding and stay in business for their neighborhoods, they also fight their way into...

CBS News

Caitlin O'Kane

18 March 2020

United States

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As the coronavirus spreads across the United States, some grocery stores are designating specific shopping hours for older and immunocompromised residents. This allows shoppers to stock up in a less crowded environmen...

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