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Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products results

Jul. 6, 2018 11:14 am

Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products

Proceeds from sales of its first product, cheese, support the rescuing of surplus milk from Lancaster dairy farmers to make free cheese for the nonprofit's clients.
In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity method

Jun. 15, 2018 12:20 pm

In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity

Perhaps Fresh Grocer and Aleksandr Faynberg are competitors, but for those who live near Broad and Jefferson streets, they both fill an essential need.
The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great results

May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great

But it's not all bad news, either: Philly is walkable!
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?

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