There is no silver-bullet solution to food insecurity, and each community needs a tailored fix. The most effective strategies tend to be those that combine a few solutions in one.
With over 40 million Americans receiving food stamps, SNAP is one of our largest federal policy issues. And a hotly debated one at that.
In a city known for its economic challenges, local food justice advocates are taking a community first approach to improving food access.
In many urban communities there is a confluence of issues driving the lack of healthy food access. One organization in South Los Angeles is working to address it holistically.
Should food and lifestyle changes be the first line of therapy prescribed by physicians? In the latest episode of The Fifty One, we examine food insecurity and the chronically ill.
The Navajo Nation is a food desert, with life-threatening health issues on the rise. What can the next generation do to reconnect to their dietary roots?
The exploding opioid crisis, particularly across the Midwest, is reshaping families, leaving many without the resources to feed themselves. When grocery stores are sparse, it only gets worse.
Thanks to a nearly 100-year-old redlining map, the chasm between food destinations and food deserts remains. Can grassroots efforts make a difference?
The practice that kept people of color from securing home and business loans was banned 50 years ago, but its impact, especially on food access, can still be felt acutely today.
The U.S. tops statistics for both food insecurity and obesity. There’s a long history that got us here.