Solving Hunger and Food Justice

TED Talk: What We Get Wrong When We Think About about Food Insecurity by Leslie Campbell

TED Talk: Why Food Won’t Solve the Problem of Hunger by Nick Saul

Article: People of Color are at Greater Risk of COVID-19. Systemic Racism in the Food System Plays a Role.

Articles: Discrimination against Black farmers
  How USDA distorted data to conceal decades of discrimination against Black farmers.
  There were nearly a million black farmers in 1920. Why have they disappeared?
  The Great Land Robbery

Article: “Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America’s groceries” by Anna Brones

Article: “‘Indigenizing’ Food Sovereignty” (.pdf)

Journal Articles: How USDA subsidies perpetuates food-related health inequalities
  Agricultural Subsidies and the American Obesity Epidemic
  Agriculture Policy Is Health Policy

Report: Community Food Centres Canada’s Beyond the emergency: how to evolve your food bank into a force for change

Report: Closing the Hunger Gap Conference’s Special Report: America’s Food Banks Say Charity Won’t End Hunger

Report: Food First’s Dismantling Racism in the Food System

Report: The US Farm Bill: Corporate Power and Structural Racialization in the US Food System

Book: Reinventing Food Banks and Pantries: New Tools to End Hunger by Katie S. Martin

Book: Food Justice by Anupama Joshi and Robert Gottlieb

Book: Land Justice: Re-Imagining Land, Food, and the Commons, edited by Justine M. Williams and Eric Holt-Giménez

Book: Food Justice Now! Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle by Joshua Sbicca

Book: Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability by Julian Agyeman and Alison Hope Alkon

Book: Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice

Book: Food, Environment, and Climate Change: Justice at the Intersections edited by Erinn Gilson and Sarah Kenehan

Book: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Book: The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

Website: Racial Equity and Hunger

Website: Food Print

Website: Civil Eats

Website: Soul Fire Farm’s Reparations Map for Black-Indigenous Farmers

Additional Resource Lists

Food+Tech Connect’s Food and Agriculture Anti-racism Resources

Closing the Hunger Gap

The Food Depot In the News

Going to Bed Hungry (multimedia), Washington Post, 1/27/2021

Fighting Food Inequity, Santa Fe New Mexican, 4/29/2021

A New Hope Against Hunger, Santa Fe New Mexican 5/5/2021

Work from The Food Depot’s Advocacy Committee

Article: Obesity and Hunger Threaten the Foundations of Child Health by Sandra G. Hassink and Gerry Fairbrother

Santa Fe New Mexican: Hidden in plain sight: Hunger on college campuses by Ellen Buelow and Gerry Fairbrother

Santa Fe New Mexican: Meaningful work: A look through a volunteer’s eyes, My View by Elizabeth Allen

Santa Fe New Mexican: “Food and Hunger: From the 2021 Session and Beyond” My View, May 8, 2021

Food Safety

USDA’s Food Keeper App is a useful tool that has shaped The Food Depot’s food salvaging safety guidelines.

The Food Depot’s Food Safety Manual (PDF manual)