During Lent, 2014, St. James’ parishioners studied and discussed the issue of food insecurity in the United States. We discovered many great resources for education and action.
LEARNING THE ISSUES
- End Hunger
- Feeding America: Hunger in America
- Feeding America: The Impact of Hunger
- Food Research Action Center: Hunger and Poverty
- Stop Hunger Now
- The New Face of Hunger – National Geographic,
- United We Serve: Help End Hunger
- “Food Deserts: Where Have All the Inner-City Grocery Stores Gone?” by Jeremy Bowman.
- Food Empowerment Project: Food Deserts
- NPR: It Takes More Than A Produce Aisle to Refresh A Food Desert
- PBS: Why It Takes More Than a Grocery Store to Eliminate a Food Desert
- Reporting on Health – Food Deserts
- USDA From the drop-down menu, click on Food Access and Food Insecurity for documents and maps.
- USDA defines “Food Desert.”
- 4/11/2014: Pastor blocked from feeding the homeless
- 4/8/2014: Holy Spirit Church receives $10,000 Episcopal Charities grant to address food insecurity. Diobytes
- 4/6/2014: Episcopal Community Services did it all, finally gets noticed. SFGate.com
- Fired-Up.org. “We are the young, educated and progressive team behind Tri-City Volunteers.”
- Food Empowerment Project
- People’s Grocery
- Tri-City Volunteers. Food bank and thrift store.
- Viola Blythe Community Services in Newark.