Hunger in Paradise? Sustaining Kupuna: An Overview of Elderly Nutrition Services in Kaua’i is a simple, accessible disaster preparedness manual designed specifically for senior citizens in Hawaii and has an accompanying case study outlining the food security challenges the low-income … 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.
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.
McAuliffe Elementary: Breakfast in the Classroom is a video documentary of McAuliffe Elementary School’s implementation of the Chicago Public Schools’ pilot program for universal breakfast in the classroom. The film captures the experiences and thoughts of teachers, parents, administrators, and … Read more
Access Granted: Breaking Barriers to Optimal Health for Food Insecure People Living with Chronic Illnesses discusses the importance of nutrition for chronically ill, low-income individuals and outlines policy recommendations for increasing community members’ access to nutritious foods, while saving lives … Read more
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.
Struggling for Sustenance: Barriers to SNAP/Food Stamps in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties details the hardships eligible households face in trying to access food stamps. Based on 400 surveys and 40 interviews with food bank clients and partner agencies, … Read more
Boston Bounty Bucks: Increasing Access to an Affordability of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for SNAP Participants is a program evaluation of a city government-led initiative promoting SNAP benefit redemption at farmers markets, and identified strategies to improve access to healthy … Read more
Testimonial Truths: Food Insecurity in Washington, D.C. from the Community Perspective is a compilation of interview responses from food insecure D.C. residents about food access during the economic recession. The report identifies the obstacles to healthy food access and provides … Read more
The State of Food: A Snapshot of Food Access in Louisville is a literature review of food access and food policy in Louisville that examines where disparities in food access persist, analyzes initiatives and research already underway, and provides suggestions … Read more