Hunger Stalks The United States

By Kei Pritsker And Eugene Puryear, People's Dispatch. -

According to the United Nations, the world produces enough food to feed 10 billion people. Yet this year, even in the United States, the world’s richest country, 1 in 3 American families with [...]

2021 Climate Disasters Raise Alarm Over Food Security

By Sue Branford and Glenn Scherer, Mongabay. -

In July, A Video Went Viral On Social Media In Argentina Showing People Walking Across What Looks Like A Desert. But It Isn’t A Desert. This Is The Bed Of The Paraná River, Part Of The [...]

Every Region Of The World Is The Worst Affected

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Each month, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) releases a monthly food price index. The release on 3 June showed that food prices have surged by 40%, the largest rise since 2011. [...]

Portraits Of Houston’s Black Urban Farmers

By Leonard Smith, Jr., Scalawag Magazine. -

Texas is home to more Black farmers than any state. The USDA's Census of Agriculture estimated in 2017 that of the 3.4 million farmers in the United States, roughly 48,000 are Black, and nearly a [...]

Women Lead, Resist And Thrive – Even In The Midst Of Crises

By Heather Elaydi and Ayushi Kalyan, Equal Times. -

The past decade, particularly 2020 with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, has shone a light on the full extent of existing inequalities in the world. Ahead of this International Women’s Day, [...]

This City Makes Sure No One Goes Hungry

By Pedro Vilela, Nation of Change. -

Nestled on a wide plateau surrounded by the Espinhaço Mountains in southeastern Brazil is the city of Belo Horizonte, roughly 275 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. The city of 2.5 million is an [...]

Research Project Gave Homeless People $7,500 Each

By Bridgette Watson, CBC.CA. -

The results of a B.C. research project that gave thousands of dollars to homeless people are in and, according to one researcher, could challenge stereotypes about people "living on the [...]

Solidarity Gardens Launched To Address Food Disruption And Insecurity

By Solidarity Gardens CU. -

Champaign-Urbana, IL - Individuals and organizations are encouraged and empowered to plant gardens throughout the Champaign-Urbana area and donate use of land, garden supplies, and expertise [...]

How Permaculture Can Build Resilience And Meet Basic Needs

By Marina Martinez, Waging Nonviolence. -

Despite their urgency, coronavirus outbreaks, health crises and failing institutions are just some of the problems our global society is facing today. Billions of people worldwide still lack [...]

Addressing Food Insecurity In Northeast Oklahoma

By Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Nativenewsonline.net -

Many of us are lucky enough that we do not have to worry about where our next meal will come from. Unfortunately, not everyone is so blessed. That is why Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma food banks and [...]

How Climate Change Impacts Poor People

By Kate Harveston, Popular Resistance. -

“Climate change affects everybody." You'll hear this from time to time, particularly when someone is trying to advocate action on a global scale. It's a way of binding us to a collective issue — [...]

Africa’s Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security

By Miriam Gathigah, www.ipsnews.net -

By Miriam Gathigah for IPS - NAIROBI, Sep 10 2014 (IPS) - When Kiprui Kibet pictures his future as a maize farmer in the fertile Uasin Gishu county in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, all he sees is [...]

Boulder To Transition Away From Growing GE Crops

By Barb Halpin, www.content.govdelivery.com -

By Boulder County Commissioner's Office. Boulder County, Colo. – At a public meeting today, the County Commissioners directed county Parks and Open Space staff to work with local farmers to [...]

Hunger Strike Continues As Food Security, Environmental Concerns Persist

By Alyse Kotyk, www.rabble.ca -

By Alyse Kotyk for Rabble - Five days ago, Kristin Henry started a personal hunger strike to protest B.C. Hydro's Site C Dam project. She, along with some other supporters, have camped outside [...]

How Detroit Is Working to Change Food Desert Rep

By Sherrell Dorsey, www.nextcity.org -

By Sherrell Dorsey for Next City - Mike Feinman owns and operates E&L Supermercado in Southwest Detroit. The grocery store has been in his family for three generations, and has supplied the [...]

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