Rethinking How New York Buys Food
Legislation introduced by Senator Michelle Hinchey would allow municipalities to buy from more socially conscious food producers.
Fighting Hunger in the Hudson Valley, One App at a Time
The FeedHV app has diverted nearly 200 tons of food from the waste stream to food assistance programs across the region, with demand spiking during the pandemic.
Food Justice in the Hudson Valley: A Recent History
Food industry workers are among the most highly exploited laborers in the US. But a growing movement is bringing justice into the system.
Future Forward: Sustainable Agriculture
Environmental leaders and activists tell us what they envision in their areas of expertise for the next decade—and how we get there.
Liberation on the Land: Soul Fire Farm
An interview with program director Naima Penniman about the BIPOC-centered community farm’s efforts to fight racism and injustice in the food system through training and creating equitable distribution networks.
Food Insecurity Won’t End When the Pandemic Does
On the Ground With the Young Activists Transforming Newburgh
A photo series showcasing justice activists in one of New York’s most interesting and historic cities.
Hunger in the Hudson Valley, Before and After COVID-19
As the pandemic spread nationwide, so did breadlines—for the first time since the Great Depression. In Ulster County, a unique volunteer response prevented such a crisis. At least for a while.