Next week our country will gather together to celebrate Food Day 2014 and join in the fight for a healthy, equitable food system -- one that supports and protects all Americans, especially those living in low-income communities and communities of color. For many years, these | Read more >
Preparing and serving healthy food in a school in Washington, D.C. is more than a job for Howard Thomas. It is his salvation.
In 2007, Thomas was on the streets selling drugs when, after two of his friends were killed, he realized he needed to change his life. He received culinary | Read more >
he federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) is best known as an innovative public-private partnership to improve access to healthy foods in low-income communities and communities of color. But it is also advancing an equitable economy by connecting residents to jobs, | Read more >
After sixteen years of hard work by anti-hunger advocates, California is finally joining the majority of states who have moved away from the draconian provision in the 1996 Clinton Welfare Reform which placed a lifetime ban on federal food stamp programs for anyone convicted of a | Read more >
- There was a “significant improvement” in residents’ | Read more >
Exciting news for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) – Congress released its joint Senate and House conference report on the Farm Bill late yesterday. It authorizes $125 million for HFFI and would, for the first time, officially establish the initiative at the U.S. | Read more >