The District of Columbia has repeatedly had the highest rate of senior food insecurity among U.S. states, despite having many nutrition programs that seniors can access. This report evaluates the barriers for seniors to access nutrition program which perpetuate this … Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many Native American communities and food producers hard. Despite current and longstanding challenges in Indian Country, many Native advocates, organizations, and food businesses have worked to address hunger and promote food sovereignty and entrepreneurship in … Read more
Special thanks to Tyson Foods, Inc. for their support of Emma’s placement at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
This workshop guide provides guidance for nutrition educators in facilitating nutrition workshops for homeless youth or groups with similar barriers to achieving nutrition goals. It can also be used as a model for creating new workshops with similar structures and … Read more
This community assessment aims to understand the barriers and best practices to alleviating food insecurity among the senior population in Los Angeles County, California. Los Angeles County is currently the most populous county in the U.S. and contains the largest … Read more
This report will explore the prevalence and connectedness of food insecurity and poverty in Louisiana, the role of SNAP in addressing those issues, and the far-reaching impacts that the program has on the health and economic wellbeing of our state. … Read more
An Approach to Constituent Engagement in Local Food Policy Activism in the District of Columbia details findings from the Community Advocates program which equips DC residents who have lived experience of food insecurity with advocacy training to push for more … Read more
Sarah’s Hunger Free Community Report is an educational guide for Tribal governments, citizens and food producers. This guide explains the Farm Bill reauthorization process, and it also highlights the state of agriculture and federal food assistance in Native communities.
First Steps: Integrating Transformative Community Engagement at Martha’s Table is a Martha’s Table-facing guide to understanding and practicing “transformative community engagement” (TCE)—a community outreach and engagement model that lessens power differentials between organizations and community members. The guide summarizes relevant … Read more
Beyond the Grocery Gap: strategies to support rural and Indian Country communities through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative is an environmental scan of healthy food access projects in Indian Country and rural communities. The report offers recommendations to guide the development … Read more
Lessons Learned from a Community Food Assessment in Bergen-Lafayette