Curious about whether food that looked a little weird was safe to eat, Rachael Jackson started a blog called “EatOrToss” to research and answer all those burning questions about food.
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There’s a special partnership between N Street Village, a DC-area organization that empowers women experiencing poverty and homelessness, and the Jewish community. It’s a story with an unlikely beginning.
For well over a decade, Eileen Suffian has been the volunteer leading Hunger Action at the EDCJCC coordinating volunteers who produce and donate about 4,000 servings of food a year.
MAZON’s interactive traveling exhibit, This is Hunger, is coming to town in February. Reserve your (free) tickets, and learn about hunger in the US and what you can do to help.
Fruitcycle employs women who have previously been incarcerated, experienced homelessness or are otherwise disadvantaged to produce healthy, locally sourced snacks made from fruits that would otherwise go to waste.
Local nonprofit DC Greens does transformative work on food education, access and policy. Many of its programs make it possible for residents to visit farmers markets and take home fresh, healthy produce.
Founded in 2004 by a student, Challah for Hunger now has over 70 chapters around the world where students come together to make challah, which they sell to raise money to fight hunger.
What happens when two well-connected women with a passion for food justice join forces? The result is Seed Street, a new organization repurposing freight containers into hydroponic farms in low-income neighborhoods.
Just six months after graduating from the University of Maryland in 2014, Haley Raphael launched Pops by Haley, offering layers of cake, frosting and sprinkles in a convenient, recyclable plastic push-up tube.
When it comes to fair-trade chocolate, everyone wins: cacao farmers and their communities, the environment and consumers looking for something extra sweet. Here’s the scoop on where to get your fix.