Posts Tagged ‘food insecurity’

We Built It: The Myth of the Self Made Man

We Built It: The Myth of the Self Made Man

The Republican National Convention theme “We Built It” is a beautifully crafted slogan; if it only provided the full story.

Oregon Food Bank: Hunger & Food Insecurity In Epic Proportions (video)

Oregon Food Bank: Hunger & Food Insecurity In Epic Proportions (video)

In Oregon alone, 20 regional food banks, and 950 local agencies are involved in distributing food to those in need
And, it’s not nearly enough. 25% of the state’s populace are receiving food stamps, and many of those are children.

Rethinking the Problem of Food Waste (video)

Rethinking the Problem of Food Waste (video)

Maybe we can’t solve intractable problems of hunger and food insecurity in America, but we certainly could do much more to help to improve the lives of many that would also benefit society as a whole.

Urban Gleaners: Reducing Food Waste to Reduce Hunger (video)

Urban Gleaners: Reducing Food Waste to Reduce Hunger (video)

It’s not a solution to hunger but it’s an important way to help those in need, and reduce food waste.

Oregon Food Bank: Hunger & Food Insecurity In Epic Proportions-2 (video)

Oregon Food Bank: Hunger & Food Insecurity In Epic Proportions-2 (video)

We would do well to listen to what Rachel Bristol, longtime CEO of the Portland Food Bank has to say on the subject of poverty and food insecurity in the U.S.