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How Black Communities Are Bridging the Food Access Gap

Addressing systemic racism in U.S. agriculture has to begin with the USDA.

Op-ed: How Urban Agriculture Can Fight Racism in the Food System

Growing food in cities offers a powerful way to reclaim communities and change the dynamics so that people of color have wealth and power.

Julián Castro on the Goya Boycott and How to Support Communities of Color

The former presidential candidate links COVID-19’s devastation in Black and brown communities with the need for a $15 minimum wage, free school meals, and universal healthcare.

Black Lives Matter in the Food System

During the first half of 2020, the disproportionate spread of COVID-19 in communities of color and the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police have drawn into…

Battered Food-Service Industry in Santa Barbara in Battle to Survive COVID-19 Pandemic

Brooke Holland of Noozhawk writes about the difficulties the local Food-Service industry has had to face due to the pandemic. Local business owners of bars, restaurants, and breweries share details…

The pandemic has hit restaurants hard, but experts say the ‘ghost food hall’ concept might save them

An article written by Marisa Iati explores how the 'ghost hall' concept might be the answer. The concept allows for multiple restaurants/chefs to operate in one huge kitchen to deliver…

An Open Letter from BIPOC Leaders in Food & Agriculture to Food Systems Funders

An open letter was written to Food System Funders to move towards regenerative practices and to meet the moment for change. This letter was written by amazing BIPOC leaders in…

Civil Eats: Food Companies Step Up Funding for Organic Farming Research

Article written by Meg Wilcox explores the ways food companies are stepping up to fund organic farming research. Companies including Clif Bar, King Arthur Flour, and others are funding universities…

A Butcher Slices Cuts Of Pork At The Currywurst Sausage Production Line In The Volkswagen AG (VW) Manufacturing Plant In Wolfsburg, Germany. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Meat Giants May Face Billions in Long-Term Carbon Taxes

Interesting Read! The article, written Agnieszka de Sousa , shares how meat giants may face carbon taxes and what the pandemic has revealed for the meat industry.   Click Link…

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to this direct support to farmers and ranchers, USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program is partnering with regional and local distributors, whose workforces have been significantly impacted by the closure of many restaurants, hotels, and other food service entities, to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy, and meat and deliver boxes to Americans in need
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