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?
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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.
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.
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?
What do GMOs, Gilles-Éric Séralini, turkeys, folks who dare to grow their own food, and poor families have in common? They’re all under some serious fire, in this week’s top food news! Meanwhile organic agriculture and Al Gore are doing just fine. Read on, for all the top news from the wide world of food.
Would you buy expired food? Or bruised and battered fruits and vegetables? One guy thinks people will, and he plans to open a market to test his theory.
Mark your calendars to celebrate real food on Food Day 2013 October 24! Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, sustainable, and affordable food. Learn more.
I’ve written about the link between food security (or insecurity) and climate change several times here on Eat Drink Better this year, and others have as well. Here are 11 of our top climate change & food posts from the past year: Heat, Not Just Precipitation Changes, a Major Crop Concern Peanut Butter Prices Rising Due […]
A new study published in the Journal of Econometrics shows that free school lunch improves children’s health. Measured were rates of food insecurity, poor general health, and obesity.
Feeding America has put together a map showing where food insecurity occurs in the United States. Map the Meal Gap indicates that overall 16.6% of the population of the U.S. is unsure where their next meal will be coming from.
How many people can one tomatillo feed? More than 200,000 people in the past two years, and still growing. Holly Hirshberg and Pamela Price explain how in this TED talk.