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Innovative ways to increase access to food resources and improve food systems (more)

Rethinking Lunchtime

By Noël Duan

New legislation around the United States aims to combat the widespread practice of shaming students who cannot pay for school lunch.

Pound Foolish

By Nancy E. Roman

Food banks must reject measuring their impact by pounds of food distributed and instead promote access to nutritious food.

A Fresh Market

By Noël Duan

In providing an app for people on food stamps, FreshEBT is serving a population that most tech startups tend to overlook.

Designing a Renewable Food System

By Paula Daniels 2

Borrowing from the renewable energy sector, we can create a better food system by organizing regional governments to create markets for smaller producers and establishing coordinated networks that can amplify best practices.

Funding Without Prescription

By Rachel Greenberger 2

In bringing the nutrition cohort a carefully calculated strategy, patient capital, and a willingness to let go, Newman’s Own Foundation is demonstrating success at the heart of the collaboration challenge.

Farming in Detroit

By Eric Nee

The number of urban gardens in Detroit has been increasing as people seek to put abandoned land to better use.