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The Girl Who Wants to End Hunger

This story starts with a single cabbage.  But it wasn’t just any cabbage, however. It was a 40-pound cabbage, grown by a 9 year old girl named Katie Stagliano. This …

A Conversation with Dr. Janet Poppendieck

“I am concerned that there is intention among elements in Congress to cut SNAP….Something I think many people have forgotten: JFK’s first executive order was to pilot a food stamp …

ICYMI: People making a difference in their communities

Happy Wednesday! In honor of our first anniversary, the UC Food Observer selects a few posts that highlight individuals and organizations that are making a difference in their communities.   Jenga Mwendo, …

A road map for eradicating world hunger

Beth Gardiner (@Gardiner_Beth) is an environmental writer whose work appears regularly in a number of prominent publications, including The Guardian. This piece appeared in the New York Times. Hundreds of …