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Huerto de La Familia aims to create a space where Latinos can connect with their cultural roots and develop employable skills through farming. (Credit: Huerto de La Familia)
October 28, 2013 | Activism

The Color of Food Map charts farms and food justice initiatives owned or operated by people of color. Continue reading

Image courtesy of the Berry Center.
October 3, 2013 | Activism

Farmers markets and CSAs aren’t enough, says Wendell Berry’s daughter. Continue reading

A man pays for his fruit at Lisbon's Arroios food market, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Portugal has sold euro 1.25 billion (US$1.66 billion) in Treasury bills in a debt auction at an interest rate of 2.29 percent for 18-month and 1.08 percent for 3-month. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
September 19, 2013 | Blog

If food waste was a country, its 3.3 gigatonnes of emissions would make it the third highest emitting country in the world. Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Kristi Jacobson and Mariana Chilton reveal tragic truths about hunger and food insecurity in America. Continue reading

A field worker empties a bucket of vidalia onions into a waiting truck in Lyons, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File )
July 19, 2013 | Blog

Migrant farmworkers are among the most marginalized people in the country. Will they be helped by the proposed immigration bill? Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Author and food activist Michael Pollan recommends a new way of thinking about school lunch — economically, nutritionally and politically. Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The tragic truth about hunger, food insecurity and poverty in America. Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, says the poor in America are demonized to justify huge cuts in crucial programs for low-income Americans. Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 | Moyers & Company

This week, experts in American poverty and hunger join Bill to share tragic truths about food insecurity and poverty in America. Watch the full show. Continue reading

Adam Eidinger
May 8, 2013 | Group Think

The Stone Soup we made outside the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition last month tasted a lot like minestrone with a dash of free speech. Over 300 safe food activists from across America — including children, parents … MORE

A scene from American winter.
March 10, 2013 | Blog
American Winter and A Place at the Table put different faces on inequality in America.
Saru Jayaraman
February 22, 2013

Activist Saru Jayaraman marches with restaurant workers struggling to make ends meet, and talks about how we can best support their right to a fair wage. Continue reading

In this photo taken Oct. 18, 2011, Andrew McLeod, a student from the Colors Hospitality Opportunities Workers (CHOW) Institute, pours a lemon-caper sauce on a plate of monk fish and carrots as he works in the kitchen learning culinary arts skills at Colors Restaurant in New York. The restaurant-cooperative was founded by workers from the Windows of the World Restaurant, located in the World Trade Center, who survived the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 20, 2013 | Activism

Activist and author Saru Jayaraman urges Americans to support better pay and working conditions for waiters and kitchen staff in restaurants. Continue reading

Family using the Feeding America program
July 26, 2012
Volunteer at a local food pantry and help members of your community who are struggling to put food on the table.
Farmworkers pick tomatoes at Taylor & Fulton Tomatoes in Immokalee, Fla. March 2006 (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Updated July 30, 2013
Farmworkers are among the lowest paid workers in America. In Immokalee, where most of the country’s winter tomatoes are grown, this backbreaking work is done mostly by immigrants with few rights.
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