food insecurity

Meals on Wheels Conference focuses on solutions to help…

Seniors are some of the most vulnerable people when it comes to food insecurity. And they will make up more and more of the...
James Mallory
4 min read

Exploring The Value of Mobile Market Programs As Community…

Fighting for food justice and increasing food access is incredibly hard, yet rewarding work. Don’t you wish that more people understood that? Well, we...
Lorraine Dufour
1 min read

The Farmers’ Truck 2021 Retrospective: Crazy Challenges and Fantastic…

Being a company dedicated to food security, our success isn’t measured by dollar signs but rather by our social impact. Last year saw no...
Lorraine Dufour
7 min read

4 Ways to Reduce Gender’s Influence on Food Security…

Even in the world’s richest country food security and food access aren’t blind. It disproportionately affects non-white Americans and females. Given all of the...
Lorraine Dufour
6 min read

Giving Your Passion Purpose: The Reasons I Started a…

So, I’ve always had this strong desire to improve social justice. To right the wrongs around me. I tell myself that if I see...
Frederic Laforge
7 min read

Food Insecurity and Race: The Troubling Stats and What…

The facts don’t lie. Racial inequity plays a big part in food insecurity in the US. Non-white households are two times more food insecure...
Frederic Laforge
6 min read

What’s the Real Cost of Hunger? Finding Local Solutions…

$130.5 billion.  That’s not a typo. That’s the cost of hunger per year on the American healthcare system.1 And it’s the shocking result of...
Frederic Laforge
4 min read

Seniors’ Food Insecurity: 4 Ways Mobile Farmers’ Markets Can…

The baby boomer generation is still booming in their golden years. And that’s great for the healthy older adults who can cover their healthcare...
Lorraine Dufour
7 min read

Who Benefits From Community Food Systems? 3 Ways to…

Have you ever tasted a tomato?  No, really. I mean, actually tasted one?  I know, I know, you’re thinking, “of course I have!” Chances...
Lorraine Dufour
8 min read

Sara Bernal: Using Urban Farming to Increase Food Security…

Meet a woman whose drive, passion, and creativity are creating a lasting impact in the urban neighborhoods of West Sacramento. She is to food...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read