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From Food Pantry to Urban Farming: Food Justice Lessons from Camden

NonProfit Quarterly

This article is part of Black Food Sovereignty: Stories from the Field , a series co-produced by Frontline Solutions and NPQ. This series features stories from a group of Black food sovereignty leaders who are working to transform the food system at the local level. How can a community reduce food insecurity?

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Rethinking Food Culture Might Save Us

NonProfit Quarterly

Food changes into blood, blood into cells, cells change into energy which changes up into life. food is life. This work we’re doing in food culture is ultimately healing work. it’s only the seeds, and the land, and the food, that have the capacity to take that grief, and to metabolize and digest it.

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Food Co-op Leaders Say the Cure for Gentrification Is Solidarity

NonProfit Quarterly

The position of food co-ops in this mix can be ambiguous. On one hand, community-owned food co-ops can be a powerful strategy to assert community control over local food and avoid resident displacement. Yet food co-ops are also sometimes criticized as being potential agents of gentrification.

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Slow Food Wants to Bring Justice, Education, and Joy to the Food Experience

NonProfit Quarterly

Currently, over a third of Americans spend 10 percent of their annual income on fast food and consume such food daily. The Slow Food movement emerged from a protest in Italy during the 1980s against a major fast-food chain’s expansion near the Spanish Steps in Rome. Slow Food’s Principles and Practices.

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Greater Chicago Food Depository implements StratusLIVE

NonProfit PRO

The Greater Chicago Food Depository has implemented StratusLIVE 365 CRM to refine their fundraising operations and deepen donor insights. Learn more about StratusLIVE’s recent success with the Food Depository and how they seek to drive digital maturity.

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Two Young Leaders Address Food Insecurity

NonProfit Quarterly

All the while, they noticed signs of distress around them—including a stark rise in food insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic. “We We saw news reports which were showing people waiting in very long lines for food. They decided to start their own nonprofit, with the goal of getting food to those in their community who needed it.

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A Growing Movement for Black Food Sovereignty

NonProfit Quarterly

This article is part of Black Food Sovereignty: Stories from the Field , a series co-produced by Frontline Solutions and NPQ. This series features stories from a group of Black food sovereignty leaders who are working to transform the food system at the local level. Confronting a history of exclusion.

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