Social Issues Surrounding Food - A Global View
Food access and security
Published on November 12, 2021
The Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program helps food pantries provide meat to the food insecure.
$500,000 grant will help Michigan communities address food insecurity and limited access to healthy food
Published on October 6, 2021
The Michigan Local Food Council Network will advocate for more equitable policies and practices.
Published on August 25, 2021
Food insecurity and under-nutrition have negative consequences for our underserved senior populations. Haskell and DeAngelo look at the issue and explain how bills like the Healthy Food Access for All Americans bill are essential.
Published on February 11, 2021
Food for thought: Scott Haskell argues that regulatory changes to food pricing, taxation, education, and business incentives, are needed to address food deserts, swamps, and mirages.
Published on January 7, 2019
Michigan State University (MSU) Extension works with organizations such as the Michigan Department of Education Office of Health and Nutrition Services to ensure children have access to quality meals and nutrition education.
Published on December 21, 2018
The CANR Snacks for Success initiative serves students with care packages and brings campus food security into focus.
Published on March 14, 2018
Ways we can address food insecurity?
Published on May 2, 2017
The USDA is committed to fighting food insecurity and food waste, and consumers can also reflect on their food waste to minimize the loss of food.
Food waste and food dumping
Published on May 3, 2017
With Earth Day behind us, there are still ways we can all reduce and recycle tips to cut back on food waste.
Published on January 17, 2017
Living more sustainably in the New Year can be simple.
Published on December 15, 2016
Reduce food waste with these tips and resources.
Food justice and equity
Published on May 24, 2021
Deepa shares what makes her work as a farmer and educator meaningful.
Published on January 19, 2018
In this narrative originally published on WhyHunger.org, Shane Bernardo gives a personal perspective on food justice and his attempt to reclaim food traditions that reconnect him to his culture.
Published on March 20, 2017
The work of community food systems must reach broadly and tackle problems of access with authenticity and a concern for social justice.
Food banks, pantries and distribution
Published on December 4, 2020
Clarifying product dating for food bank and food pantry volunteers and staff.
Published on November 30, 2020
The holiday season is a great time to give to your local food pantry.
Published on March 20, 2020
Resources to help you and your family locate food during the novel coronavirus outbreak.