Improving Food Stamps in Alameda County and Beyond is based on an in-depth analysis of the Alameda County Social Service Agency’s internal processes and how they can best interface with the external food stamp outreach efforts of local community based … Read more
The Grocery Gap Project: Race, Hunger and Food Access reports examines the relationship between race, poverty, and food access in Seattle. Using the USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan, the study identifies the availability and cost of healthy foods in Seattle’s Rainier … Read more
The Paradox of Abundance: Access to Healthy Food in Corona, Queens evaluates food quality, accessibility, and availability in bodegas and supermarkets in a diverse community in New York City. A 7-minute educational documentary video accompanying the report illustrates the strengths … Read more
Putting the Pieces Together: A Component Design for a Community Food Security Center New Orleans Model is a concept paper outlining potential components for a food security center in New Orleans, including nutrition education, legal aid, and a research endowment.
Just Don’t Forget About Us: The Story of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Their Impact on Second Harvest Food Bank chronicles the impact of the 2006 storms on the Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana and assesses … Read more
Drake University and the Congressional Hunger Center’s Presidential Voter Education Guide on Hunger Issues outlines the hunger and food security platform of six of the 2008 Presidential candidates.
Rainier Valley Food Action Project: Increasing Access to Fresh Produce explores various entrepreneurial and agricultural models that Southeast Seattle could adopt to increase community members’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Closing the Hunger Gap: An Exploration of the Maryland Food Bank analyzes the operational systems of the Maryland Food Bank and provides suggestions for creating efficient methods for serving Maryland.
Heat or Eat: Helping Each Other Gain Control Over Rising Utility Bills raises awareness and mobilizes communities around the high cost of utilities and its impact on low-income people in New Orleans.
The Economic Literacy Curriculum: A Facilitator’s Guide is a tool for community members and food bank staff for teaching family literacy classes and includes lesson outlines, sample lesson plans, materials, and other helpful resources to enhance learning experiences and empower … Read more
Nutrition Support Programs in the Health Care Setting: A Prescription for Hunger Prevention explores the benefits of having social services available to patients at Boston Medical Center, strongly encourages health care centers to incorporate “outstation” services, and outlines best practices.
Growing a Healthy Food System in Southern Arizona is a collection of stories that documents the efforts of government and community organizations to increase food security, and demonstrates how sustainable food production can help increase access to healthy, local food.