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Posts tagged food security

February 2, 2018

 

Examining Our Stories About Hunger Part II

The more connected you are to your neighbors, to your community, the less likely you are to experience food insecurity. Why is that?

September 25, 2017

 

D.C. Food Bank Just Cut Junk Food By 84 Percent In A Year

Many who use food pantries suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.Now there's a growing trend to move toward healthier options in food assistance.

September 22, 2017

 

Gleaning For the Food Bank and Making Bagna Cauda

How many bulbs of garlic will you need when you're making Bagna Cauda? Food Historian Simone Cinotto has the answer. Also, gleaning with the HH Food Bank.

August 21, 2017

 

Beyond Pantries: This Food Bank Invests In Local Community

Normally food banks distribute donated food to the hungry. But Rochester, NY food bank Foodlink is going beyond that to provide jobs to boost the local economy.

May 11, 2017

 

Barack Obama Gives Food Security Warning At Milan Summit

Former President Barack Obama called for big changes in agriculture and food policy to help curb climate change during a sustainability summit in Milan, Italy.

March 20, 2017

 

Studies Show Meals On Wheels Cuts Medicare, Medicaid Costs

A 2013 review of studies found the average cost of a one-month nursing home stay is the same as providing home-delivered meals five days a week for seven years.

December 2, 2016

 

Science Says Bee Brood Is Good Grub

A new study makes the case for using bee grubs wasted in honey farming as a protein-rich food source for the future.

August 4, 2016

 

Study Says Grocery Tax Affects Low-Income Families

The three states with the highest level of food insecurity are Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama - and all three states have a high grocery tax in place.

June 2, 2016

 

Study Says Climate Change Increases Food Toxins

A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.

April 14, 2016

 

US House Passes Global Food Security Plan

The US House passed a 5-year food security bill aimed at fighting hunger and malnutrition in developing countries.

October 6, 2015

 

China Slowdown May Squeeze Midwest Soybean Farmers

American farmers are the world’s largest soybean exporters and China is the largest buyer. If that market collapsed it would trigger a global decline in prices.

May 7, 2015

 

Study Questions Superfood Hopes for Crickets

New research indicates that crickets don’t convert feed into edible protein as efficiently as entomophagy proponents have suggested.

September 22, 2014

 

NY Climate March Shines Spotlight On World Food Security

Global food security was among demonstrators' top concerns in New York on Sunday during the largest march in history to call for action on climate change.

June 16, 2014

Food Growth 

Two Weird Tricks For Solving World Hunger

Research shows we can increase food availability up to 70 percent just by using farmland more efficiently.

September 13, 2013

 

Off-The-Wall Gardening

Vertical gardens are a cool way to claim unused space in the city. One nonprofit is using them to combat hunger in urban areas.

October 30, 2012

A Wake Of Destruction 

Hurricane Sandy Devastates Caribbean Farmland, Farmers

Days before making landfall on the east coast of the United States, Hurricane Sandy devastated crops, infrastructure and lives throughout the Caribbean.

August 8, 2012

More Of The Same 

Drought Strikes Corn Supply — With Global Implications

The worst drought in 25 years has caused the corn and soybean supply to dwindle. Is help on the way?

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