The Chicago Community Food Security Initiatives Blog

The Chicago Community Food Security Initiatives Blog profiles city-based initiatives to connect groups working for a more sustainable, equitable, and just food system. The blog also features a series of educational briefs on policies influencing Chicago’s urban agriculture

Urban Agriculture Youth Program

Urban Agriculture Youth Program serves as a planning document for the creation of an urban agriculture youth program designed to educate and employ youth residing in the low-income community of the Near North Side in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Quick! Delicious! Healthy Recipes on a Budget!

Quick! Delicious! Healthy Recipes on a Budget! is a recipe booklet with nutritious, inexpensive, and easy to prepare dishes that promotes the benefits of buying locally grown produce and provides information applying for food stamps and accessing free health and … Read more

The Grocery Gap Project: Race, Hunger and Food Access

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

Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative

Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative highlights the achievements of the new program and provides evidence that investing in urban farmers’ markets with EBT terminals is an effective model for improving the availability and affordability of fresh fruits and … Read more