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How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly method

Jan. 16, 2018 7:00 am

How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly

The coalition of urban farmers advocates for a "community-controlled" food system.
What this nonprofit exec has learned in 38 years of food security work people

Jan. 3, 2018 7:06 am

What this nonprofit exec has learned in 38 years of food security work

Nutritional Development Services head Lizanne Hagedorn on how she's seen attitudes toward charity change.
How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden method

Dec. 22, 2017 12:18 pm

How Invincible City Farms plans to bring jobs and fresh food to North Camden

"I have a firm belief that if we stop overlooking the resources within the city and leverage them to address the needs, the city can work its way out of this problem," said the social enterprise's founder, Fredric Byarm.
How Challah for Hunger mobilizes volunteers on 40+ college campuses method

Dec. 19, 2017 11:22 am

How Challah for Hunger mobilizes volunteers on 40+ college campuses

Director of Campus Programs Talia Berday Sacks on how the nonprofit's Campus Hunger Project is leveraging technology, partnerships and small victories to keep students engaged.
7 places to volunteer in Philly this holiday season method

Dec. 18, 2017 10:29 am

7 places to volunteer in Philly this holiday season

Spread holiday cheer locally by serving meals at a homeless shelter or packing meals at a food pantry.
One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity purpose

Dec. 13, 2017 12:40 pm

One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity

Here's a snapshot of hunger in Philly, Pennsylvania and the U.S. — the discouraging stats, and the organizations trying to change them.
A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough method

Dec. 6, 2017 11:50 am

A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough

It's now a lot easier for older adults and those receiving disability benefits to apply for food assistance. Why aren't more of them doing it?
This social enterprise tackling food insecurity won the first Camden Catalyst pitch competition results

Oct. 23, 2017 12:55 pm

This social enterprise tackling food insecurity won the first Camden Catalyst pitch competition

Invincible City Farms took home $25,000 and committed to plopping its headquarters in the economically distressed city at Waterfront Ventures.
‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far people

Sep. 20, 2017 12:01 pm

‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far

And donated or subsidized over 500,000 pounds. Philly City Manager Cynthia Plotch visited "Around the Corner" to share what's new with the Baltimore-based social enterprise that tackles food security.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.

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