food insecurity

People in face masks organize food items into cardboard boxes in a gray warehouse space under a green sign that reads "FOOD FOR ALL."

Volunteers work together to organize food at the San Francisco Marin Food Bank (Photo by Sejal Govindarao).

Planet Forward FAO Fellow | George Washington University
The city of San Francisco and local organizations innovated to serve food insecure populations during the pandemic. Can food initiatives have the infrastructure to be durable?
The George Washington University
In this short film, Planet Forward Comcast Sustainable Storytelling Fellow Francesca Edralin explores how classroom gardening can be used as a tool to address food insecurity.
George Washington University
After spending this semester working on a documentary, I have a lot to share about what I learned.
Ithaca College
Local farms provide communities not only with nutritious food, but also a way towards environmental sustainability by working directly with their local community.
Spinach plant with a wooden sign post labeling the crop with blue paint.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Dartmouth College
The Green Corn Project empowers Austinites in urban food deserts by building gardens in their own front yards.
George Washington University
Alicia Powers, the managing director of the ​Hunger Solutions Institute​ at Auburn University, shares how groups are addressing the ​effects​ of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity, and how sustainability can be prioritized too.
Photo by Alexandr Podvalny

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Organizations in Madison, Wisconsin, focus on community-based solutions to improving food access during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Bike the Barns event in September, 2019. (Samantha Beck/SUNY Plattsburgh) 

SUNY Plattsburgh
This creative project helps alleviate food insecurity in a remote area of New York. Plus, eight more ideas on how you can get involved in eliminating food deserts where you live.
SUNY Plattsburgh
Food Insecurity affects millions of American families. In this short pod, I begin to tell my story of food insecurity and growing up poor in America.

Mario Arvelo, Committee on World Food Security Chair, speaks at the introductory session to kick off day one of CFS 46. (Dan Reed/PlanetForward.org)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
The cool thing about traveling with people you don’t know is the opportunity to figure out who you really are, or at least who you want to be. You can realign with your beliefs and opinions about whatever is going on in the world.

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