What Does It Take to Serve Up Food Justice?

By URBAN LEADERS ACADEMY GIRLS FOR GENDER EQUITY Food justice is at work as this farmers’ market brings fresh fruits and vegetables to New York City. PHOTO: blese/Flickr Food security means that a family can find and afford nutritious food in their neighborhood....

Would You Like to Have a Food Co-op Near You?

By RIDA ALI, age 10 The North Carolina General Assembly estimates that there are more than 47,000 cooperatives in the United States, serving over 130 million people daily. PHOTO: Andy Piper A food cooperative,* or a co-op, is a supermarket where people go to buy good...

Food Where You Live

By Amanda Vender Big Supermarkets: Some neighborhoods have grocery stores with aisles of colorful sweet-smelling fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. Photo: Amanda Vender Convenience Stores: Unfortunately, more and more of us are living in food deserts....