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
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
www.summerlunch.org is a comprehensive website designed to increase participation in the summer lunch program in California. It provides outreach materials, resources, community profiles of model programs, and audio visual clips featuring programs and kids across the state.
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.
Running on Empty: Massachusetts Families and the Federal Food Stamp Program documents the challenges faced by food insecure clients participating in the food stamp clinic and the benefits of approaching food stamps from a health perspective.
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
When Medicine Isn’t Enough: The Benefits of Providing Nutrition Support to People Living with a Life-Challenging Illness documents a pilot study evaluating health outcomes of critically ill patients that receive comprehensive nutrition services, reported positive outcomes in the areas of … Read more
Food Security within Immigrant Communties in Georgia illustrates the challenges immigrants face in accessing emergency food and provides recommendations for Food Bank outreach to the growing immigrant population in Georgia
Closing New Mexico’s Food Gap describes options for increasing access to affordable and nutritious foods in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico and promotes grocery stores as a means of economic development.
Jimmy graduated from Wesleyan University in 2004 with a degree in Religious Studies. He worked as a crew leader at the Marin Conservation Corps, facilitating a crew of eight environmental educators, developing training opportunities, and coordinating AmeriCorps national service days. Jimmy has a sustained interest in agriculture and nutrition; he … Read more