Food insecurity has long been a problem in America — a needless inequality. But the face of hunger has changed. Want to meet today’s hungry Americans?
Who couldn’t stand to lose a few pounds? What if you had a free weight loss app to help you? And using that app also benefitted your local food bank?
What if you had to choose between food and gas for your car? Or medical care? Or a roof over your head? Hunger in America: A big problem, but you can help.
Turning waste into taste: Get to know three creative organizations finding new ways to reroute unwanted, but perfectly good food to the local food bank.
Don’t judge a carrot by its straightness or an apple by its roundness. Most “defective” produce ends up as food waste because it’s just not pretty enough.
We take electricity for granted here in the U.S. but there are millions of people living day to day without access to power. That makes storing food a big problem. Imagine basically being unable to keep fresh food without it spoiling. Refrigeration without electricity is a big quality-of-life improvement, and that’s where the Zeer Pot comes in.
We know that there’s a potential food crisis on the horizon, but what factors are most important when it comes to our food future? Lester R. Brown weighs in.
Americans waste 40% of the food we produce. So an EPA task force developed a toolkit to help us waste less. Will you add your voice to support it?
Snow days are fun, aren’t they? You get to play in the powdery white with your kids before heading back in for soup and maybe even some hot cocoa for a snow day treat. For students who rely on the school lunch program, though, snow days mean going hungry.
If you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe, and you want to buy your clothes from a sustainable clothing company that’s not only making their apparel from organic fabrics, but is supporting the flagging US apparel industry, as well as feeding the hungry with every sale, then Fed by Threads should be your next stop.
Making a difference in someone’s life isn’t nearly as hard as you might think, and sometimes it’s the simplest of things that people really need – such as getting enough food to eat. And you don’t necessarily need to give up something in order to help feed the hungry, as this food app from Mogl demonstrates.
A big part of global food security is about increasing yields, and Kenyan farmers are doing just that with the help of a local tree.
We’ve written a lot about food waste recently, and the facts are staggering. This infographic lays out the frightening facts about our food waste. Shocking!