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    HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) – Farm Share is hoping to make its message of food insecurity a little more colorful, while also raising awareness. Part of problem currently is the rising cost of living. It’s not just, housing, but food and transportation. This is why during the peak of the pandemic so many more people were leaning on food banks for help....
    Like the coronavirus pandemic, food insecurity continues even when it recedes from the headlines. A new poll finds 23% of people in the U.S. haven’t been able to get enough to eat or haven’t been able to get the kinds of foods they want. More than half of those food insecure people struggled to access all of the government or nonprofit assistance that should have...
    Share this: When I teach undergraduate and graduate students about food insecurity, I sometimes mention that my perspective is based not only on professional expertise but also on my personal experience. Food insecurity might sound like the same thing as hunger, but that’s not the case. The somewhat technical term “food insecurity” applies when people can’t get the food they need...
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    According to New Food Magazine, the new not-for-profit app Food Rescue Hero is using similar technology to Uber Eats and Grubhub to “increase the diversity of food offered to food banks and pantries.” The app currently has 23,000 volunteer drivers that help deal with “logistical barriers: of donating unwanted food from retail stores in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Cleveland, San Francisco,...
    (CNN)Before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, Chef Q. Ibraheem ran an upscale catering business and underground supper club in Evanston, Illinois. She was able to charge $250 per person for ambitious, farm-to-table, multicourse meals served in an intimate setting. After years of working to launch her business, it was finally taking off.But when Covid hit, everything came to a halt."I...
    This is a reminder for those of us celebrating our new freedoms. Many of our neighbors remain in crisis, even as masks and COVID-19 case numbers come down. In Los Angeles County, far more people are experiencing food insecurity than before the pandemic. Even before COVID shut down California, too many of us — largely because of our sky-high...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Getting affordable, nutritious food is difficult for many in New York City who face food insecurity. A grassroots, nonprofit organization is changing that with the help of students and hydroponics, CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reported Friday. READ MORE: Long Island Legislators Demand Fix To Plague Of Potholes On Long Island Expressway; We Joke That The LIE Is...
    By: KDKA’s Briana Smith UNIONTOWN (KDKA) — A church in Uniontown continues to feed a community grappling with food insecurity. READ MORE: Cheron Shelton, Acquitted In Wilkinsburg Mass Shooting, Sentenced To 8 Years On Firearm Charge Fresh Fire Church held its monthly food giveaway Thursday. It’s one of the few mass distribution events left in Fayette County while the need...
    Several times during the pandemic, the nation’s shocked attention has been drawn by photos of massive lines at food banks. That attention includes President Joe Biden, who has pushed to combat hunger, once citing those images of lines “half a mile each, just to get a box of food.” Biden has more than words, though. Biden’s administration has settled...
    Grow More Feed More food initiative accepts donation of garden grown food for donation to address food insecurity. AppleHarvest.com The Grow More Feed More food initiative has a network of nearly 9,000 food pantries for people to donate to. AppleHarvest.org The AppleHarvest.org’s food insecurity program, Grow More Feed More, connects communities with food donations across the U.S....
    Brittany Murray/Getty Images A lack of access to healthy food may make it harder to lose weight, even with diet and exercise. People with obesity lost less weight in an intensive program if they had food insecurity, a study suggests.  Economic instability from the pandemic may make this disparity even starker, a researcher said.  Visit Insider's homepage for...
    By MACKENSY LUNSFORD, Asheville Citizen Times ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Salt, water and time. The rest is up to the microbes. That’s the formula behind lactic acid fermentation, in which yeasts and bacteria convert starches or sugars into lactic acid, yielding foods like sauerkraut, kimchi and pickles. Meg Chamberlain of Fermenti Foods, a local purveyor of fermented everything, thinks there’s...
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- It's a little project that looks to make a big impact when it comes to food insecurity in the city of Riverside."This is a little free pantry program that was stood up as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for food security throughout the city of Riverside," said Yvette Sennewald, City of Riverside...
    (CNN)When a dormant pecan farm in the neighborhoods of south Atlanta closed, the land was soon rezoned and earmarked to become townhouses. But when the townhouses never came to fruition and with the lot remaining in foreclosure, Atlanta's Conservation Fund bought it in 2016 to develop an unexpected project: the nation's largest free food forest.Thanks to a US Forest Service...
    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- In another sign of how desperate families are to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic, there were long lines Tuesday at several food giveaways across the Tri-State area.People waiting for food shows that the problem of hunger isn't going away soon enough, even as Congress works out the details of another stimulus payment...
    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- In another sign of how desperate families are to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic, there were long lines Tuesday at several food giveaways across the Tri-State area.People waiting for food shows that the problem of hunger isn't going away soon enough, even as Congress works out the details of another stimulus payment...
    The coronavirus pandemic has sent millions of people across the country into food insecurity, and ahead of the new year, food banks are expecting to see an uptick in people at risk of going hungry for the holidays. With Congress still unable to pass a second relief bill and hundreds of thousands of people still out of work or short...
    MERRILLVILLE (WLS) -- The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has seen a 60 percent increase in food distribution since April, a sign of the increased food insecurity in their region since the COVID-19 pandemic began."Last year the poundage of food that we distributed to the community was 5 million total, for the entire year," said donor relations coordinator Amy Briseno....
    MERRILLVILLE (WLS) -- The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has seen a 60 percent increase in food distribution since April, a sign of the increased food insecurity in their region since the COVID-19 pandemic began."Last year the poundage of food that we distributed to the community was 5 million total, for the entire year," said donor relations coordinator Amy Briseno....
    Expert Spokespeople Available to Comment on Report Findings New York, NY, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via NGO Wire) The United Nations today released a new Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) analysis of food insecurity in Yemen, which paints a bleak picture of a country once-again facing the spectre of famine, while humanitarian organizations struggle to secure funding to meet...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Share Food Program held two distributions on Saturday to help those with food insecurity in Philadelphia. Eyewitness News was at the 60th Ward Emergency Food Relief Center in West Philadelphia. Volunteers from the Blackwell Cultural Alliance and Progressive Quality Radio One helped distribute groceries. A second giveaway served the Kensington neighborhood. Share Food Program is...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – In places where hunting is permitted, Pennsylvania is asking hunters to share their harvest. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding says that food insecurity is high right now and that more than 2 million Pennsylvanians are struggling to find a meal. “In a year of challenges, Hunters Sharing the Harvest is a reliable...
    Demand for food banks has surged amid the pandemic, but the issue of food insecurity is hitting one group of Americans worse than others: Families with children.  One in three families with kids is experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic, double the rate since 2018, and a higher proportion than at the peak of the Great Recession, according to a...
    EL MONTE (KABC) -- A large food distribution reached out a helping hand to people in El Monte. The L-A Regional Food Bank as well as County and city officials and other organizations have come together to make it happen. Thousands of people affected with food insecurity by COVID-19 benefit from this event.Chris Rojas and her son Ryan were the...
    Impossible Foods has already provided relief to more than 750,000 people experiencing food insecurity since the start of the pandemic; company is on track to donate more than 1 million meals in 2020 Leading food tech startup is expanding its “social good” program to organizations fighting for social justice — including Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp The collaboration between...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The community is coming together to help those struggling from food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.Two food drives in Chicago's Loop and South Loop are being held Saturday to help families get basic supplies while convenience and grocery stores are slowly re-opening or permanently closed.The Auditorium Theatre on Ida B. Wells Drive is hosting a food and...
    Two young men are at Guadalupe River Park in San Jose handing out lunches in brown paper bags labeled “Good Samaritans of Santa Clara Valley.” “Oh, you guys are back!” one recipient says. “We love your sandwiches,” says another. Los Gatos natives and best friends Quinton Markett and Jack Rasmussen started Good Samaritans of Santa Clara Valley after coming home...
    One in four adults in the UK is at risk of starvation or direct malnutrition due to the quarantine decreed to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, according to a private report released this Saturday. Of the British adult population, 25% experienced “food insecurity” during pandemicindicated a research by staff at Northumbria University and the NGO Feeding Britain, which...
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