Category Food Security

2019 Good Food News Round-Up

We like to start off the new year by celebrating some of the best stories in the food justice world from 2019. From new programs and legislation to reduce food waste, to victories for local food sovereignty, there’s a lot…

Food insecurity during the holidays

The holiday season is a magical time—the colorful lights everywhere, the energy of excitement around giving, and the anticipation of getting together with loved ones to eat delicious holiday treats. Unfortunately, many families face a huge economic burden during the…

Climate Change & Food Security

We often talk about food security—whether or not a person has access to enough nutritious, culturally appropriate food to live a healthy life. But food security is not just about individuals, it’s also about our collective future. In a broader…

What is food insecurity? Food security?

Food insecurity has largely replaced hunger as the primary focus of organizing, action, and policy surrounding food access. But what is it and where does it come from? What is food insecurity? Since we talk about food security and food…

Hunger and homelessness in Los Angeles

Folks at a school in South LA pick up free produce supplied by Food Forward. The Issue In this year’s homeless count, it was estimated that there are just about 59,000 homeless people in L.A. County this year. This number…