Co-published with The Guardian. The GOP's attempt to add work requirements to safety net programs could harm families already struggling.
Co-published with New York Focus. Counties across the state are blowing past legal deadlines to process SNAP applications, leaving families struggling to eat. The delays may be about to get even worse.
Co-published with Fast Company. From violence to pandemic recovery, community leaders in Chelsea, Massachusetts, have created new, locally powered social innovations to rebuild their city.
Co-published with Jacobin. School meal programs across the US are in disarray due to major staffing shortages and exploitative business practices, and kids are shouldering the burden.
Co-published with Erie News Now. Nearly 41 million Americans will see the pandemic boost to their SNAP benefits expire on March 1st, including folk here in Pennsylvania.
Co-published with Quartz. Could a $12 minimum wage be a magic number for food security?
Co-published with The Guardian. Why have some US states opted out of nearly $4bn in emergency funds that would have helped their poorest residents?
Co-published with The Guardian. A fledgling movement towards Black-owned farms seeks to address the lack of land ownership and fresh food in many communities of color.
Co-published with Civil Eats. Small-scale farmers in Ithaca respond to hunger through nimbleness, innovation, and mutualism. If the recently introduced FEED Act passes Congress, the model could spread nationwide.
Co-published with In These Times. The government’s online food assistance program doesn’t include independent grocers and ignores the gaps in rural infrastructure.