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    From Peanut Butter to Applesauce, Washington State Stockpiles Tons of Food for the Need Ahead | Community

    In Washington state’s new food warehouse, there’s enough Jif peanut butter to make nearly 3 million sandwiches. Barilla pasta boxes stretch to the ceiling, 100,000 in all. Large stacks of TreeTop applesauce, pancake mix and canned green beans sit on pallets, like soldiers waiting to be sent into duty. Since the coronavirus crisis first rocked Washington in March, nonprofits and state agencies working in food assistance have been forced to draw a completely new road map for getting food to people who need it. The warehouse in Fife is part of that new model. After seeing food banks struggle to   Read More

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    Bronx food activist Henry Obispo fights for equal access to nutrition for his community

    The food entrepreneur hopes to show others that community and entrepreneurship can go hand-in-hand Henry Obispo developed a fascination with fruit when he was just two-years-old. Now the food activist and social entrepreneur recalls how picking fresh produce in his native Dominican Republic prepared him for the future calling. Read More: New York attorney general Letitia James sues to dissolve NRA “We didn’t have much, but I lived a very beautiful life. I lived in nature. In many ways, I created my world in my grandmother’s backyard,” Obispo said. From a young age, Obispo recognized the blessing of having accessible   Read More

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    Food desert West Louisville community feeds selves with

    The West Louisville community has been designated as a food desert, which is defined as an area that does not have access to affordable and nutritious food. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A community-owned market is hoping to fight food insecurity in Louisville communities that have faced scarce options when it comes to accessible, healthy, and affordable produce. The West Louisville community has been designated as a food desert, which is defined as an area that does not have access to affordable and nutritious food. But Cassia Herron, the president of the Louisville Association for Community Economics, said she does not like   Read More

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    Non-Profit Food Truck Aims to Feed Community

    CINCINNATI, Ohio—With many people across the state struggling to figure out where their next meal might come from, one food truck in Southern Ohio is trying to solve that problem. What You Need To Know Unbelievabowl is the only non-profit food truck in Cincinnati Bowl-style meals are served up in a donation-based food truck The meals are a way to connect with those in need and show them healthy eating is attainable Unbelievabowl was able to receive some help from multiple donations and a grant from Sam’s Club to get through the last few months Typically when you go to   Read More

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