Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Bread for the World Institute president, Rev. David Beckmann, cautions proposed House cuts for food stamps would increase hunger for six million Americans.
Beckmann's warning is entrenched in a...more
SokoText is a social enterprise which started in London by Suraj Gudka, a Kenya-born London School of Economics graduate.
Currently based in Nairobi, Suraj saw a need to help people living in the...more
A one-day Partnership Exchange Laboratory will be hosted by the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP), which will be held in Durbanville on June 10.
The Partnership Exchange...more
Ali Jawad, a 22-year-old business student and volunteer at a Muslim food bank in London, sees people picking up packaged goods to feed themselves for the next week.
Food banks in the UK are...more
Tom Steyer and his wife, Kathryn Taylor of Tomkat Charitable Trust, aims to serve "good food, good banking and good energy" at their TomKat Ranch known for its certified grass-fed beef in Northern...more
According to American University researchers in the journal Pediatrics, high fresh fruits and vegetables prices are linked with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in young children in low- and...more
The Helpful Harvest Community Garden is a volunteer-run garden that provides fresh, healthy produce such as vegetables to SMILE's food pantry each year.
SMILE Ecumenical Ministries is a...more
The Ship of Zion Ministries and Hope Community Church sponsored a new nonprofit grocery store backed by Whole Foods market.
The 900-foot Galley Grocery Store smack dab in Southeast Raleigh shelves...more
In a paper recently published in the September-October issue of Journal of Environmental Quality, the findings identify the issues surrounding urban agriculture.
Chefs, patrons and communities are...more