Recently, local purchases aiming to directly benefit smallholder farmers have gained significant support as a development tool. While a range of approaches exist, many of the commonly held assumptions that underpin the logic of smallholder-focused local purchases need to be … Read more
Washington Summer Meals Guide is an easy to use guide specific to the state of Washington to help recruit more community-based organization in providing summer meals. The guide is an introduction to Summer Meals and highlights best practices from across … Read more
Hatching a New Ecology of Food: A guide to bringing an inclusive, sustainable farming system to your community presents the Rural Enterprise Center’s approach to sustainable farming in a multimedia guide accessible for community members and leaders in southern Minnesota … Read more
SNAP Policy Demystified: The Tennessee Advocate’s Guide to SNAP serves as a policy manual for advocates who work with Tennessee SNAP applicants or recipients. The manual aims to streamline the advocacy process by providing advocates with a resource to more quickly identify … Read more
Reclaiming the Cafeteria: An Advocate’s Guide to Understanding the Nashville School Food Environment is a resource manual with detailed information on the factors that together shape the school food options within the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Answering the Call to End Hunger: A Report to the Community on the Minnesota Food HelpLine evaluates how the helpline operates and explains how it functions as an important resource for the people of Minnesota.
Why We Are Needed: Hunger Education for Hunger Relief Organizations provides a learning module and resources for educating staff and volunteers of hunger relief organizations on the larger picture of hunger in the United States beyond their agency’s work.
Advancing Equity within the Emergency Food Provider Network in Maricopa County examines barriers to accessing emergency food programs in Latino communities in Maricopa County. It contains a synthesis of community interviews, a geographic analysis of food bank and pantry locations … Read more
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
The Calfresh (SNAP/Food Stamp) Toolkit and Resource Guide contains information on eligibility criteria for SNAP, county-specific application information, and a variety of tools for client prescreening, application assistance, and follow-up. The toolkit is intended for use by staff and volunteers … Read more
Around a Common Table: Advancing Community-Based SNAP Outreach for Latino Households in Arizona summarizes findings from community interviews and quantitative analyses to document the level and location of Latino under-enrollment in SNAP in Arizona, the most commonly reported barriers to SNAP participation for Latino households, and … Read more
Rights & Resources Guide for Job-Seekers and Employees is a hand-held resource intended to inform Prosperity Center guests on the rights of employees and job-seekers in Mississippi as well as where they can go in the Jackson area to address … Read more