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Food Insecurity

How Will We Feed the Nearly One in Four Children Facing Hunger in America?

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

Last week, I was on a phone call with more than one thousand Americans. My organization, Feeding America, hosted a virtual town hall meeting with Ra...

Community Food Enterprise: Local Success in a Global Marketplace

Michael H. Shuman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael H. Shuman

It's time to connect the headlines between persistent unemployment in the United States and growing food insecurity. The next Obama stimulus package should focus on how local food can address both simultaneously.

49 Million Americans Going Hungry, Programs Initiating To Raise Food Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

According to a new government report, the number of Americans who lack adequate, consistent access to food rose to a new high of 49 million last year....

Food Service Groups Required To Donate Excess Food To Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dumpster-divers beware! Your seemingly endless bounty of discarded goodies may be missing in the future. Based on a new rule to amend the Federal Acqu...

Hunger in America: More Than Money is Needed

Anne Mai Bertelsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Mai Bertelsen

We need to revisit our food policy, which provides financial and in-kind food subsidies but does little to help Americans produce or stretch their food dollars.

Life Changing Leadership in a Small Southern Town

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Hunger is an extremely significant and pressing issue and, yet, it is almost universally misunderstood by the people who have the ability to actually do something about it.

Climate Change and Iraq

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Denselow

A forgotten story is how the destruction and painfully slow reconstruction of the Iraq state is occurring against the backdrop of a deteriorating natural environment.

Erdogan, Peres, and the Soufflés of Davos

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sandy Tolan

In conclusion, allow me to emphasize that if your nation wants to join the ranks of the civilized (read: European Union, with Israel as a kind of honorary member), it would be incumbent upon you to observe the rules of engagement in future Davos fora.