The Community Farm Alliance works to engage diverse populations in rural and urban communities of Kentucky through leadership and grassroots democracy. In order to bridge the urban-rural divide and support disempowered populations, they have launched a commitment to build equity through … Read more
“Centering Lived Experience: A Toolkit for Addressing Rural Food Insecurity Through Storytelling” was presented by Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow Elaine Zhang as part of the briefing “A Snapshot of Hunger in America” on February 17, 2022. Elaine was placed with … Read more
Part I: What is Food Insecurity? Part II: What Causes Food Insecurity? Part III: The Safety Net Part IV: Advocacy
SNAP Outreach in the Magnolia State is a toolkit for social service providers in the Jackson metropolitan area interested in conducting SNAP outreach at their organization. Based on feedback from current SNAP participants and social service providers in Jackson, the … Read more
Bulk Buying Club Toolkit: A Guide to Starting a Neighborhood Bulk Buying Club provides tips and resources for groups launching bulk buying clubs in their communities. The toolkit draws from the author’s experiences with the Fiestas Grocery Buying Club, as well … Read more
A Primer on the Restaurant Meals Program in California, Preventing Hunger Among the Elderly, Disabled & Homeless in the Golden State is a report that aims to improve the understanding and implementation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) restaurant meals … Read more
Closing the Gap: Enhancing the Client Experience at Food Banks is a toolkit that provides best practices and recommendations to help Food Banks in Arizona ensure their programs and services are inclusive, welcoming and accessible to underserved communities, with a focus … Read more
Room to Grow: A Guide to School Gardening in Illinois is a comprehensive guide for teachers that includes tools and information for planning, developing, and maintaining school gardens. It also includes garden-based curriculum that are linked to Illinois state education standards.
SNAP Outreach Initiative in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a best practices report for anti-hunger advocates in Pittsburgh to utilize undersubscribed government programs for underserved communities.
SNAP Into Action: Idaho’s SNAP Outreach Plan by The Idaho SNAP Advisory Network provides a framework for partner organizations throughout Idaho to unite around a cohesive SNAP outreach strategy. The plan details the need for outreach, best practices from other … Read more
Midtown Senior Health Assessment and Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Meal, Health and Wellness Program conducts an assessment of poverty, food access and health of seniors in the Midtown community and creates a step-by-step guide to a creating a Meal, … Read more
The Cultivate Idaho Community Food System and Food Security Training is a comprehensive training providing a forum for information sharing, facilitated discussion and community asset mapping to communities participating in the Cultivate Idaho Initiative. The toolkit includes a facilitator guide … Read more