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.
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We passed a public chili cook-off to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Ever the intrepid journalist, Rebecca decided to stop, and investigate further.
The University of Oregon Food Justice conference, Keynote Roundtable: Food Justice & Farm Advocacy in the U.S., defines what food justice means to them.
From February 15 through March 15, 2010, the Blog For Food Campaign, a coordinated effort of participating Oregon bloggers, seeks to help Oregon Food Bank (OFB) raise funds to address the rising (and alarming) levels of hunger and food insecurity in the state. Sadly, Oregon has joined the ranks of four other states (Mississippi, Maine, […]
I am very excited to be participating two wonderful programs offered by The Oregon Food Bank this summer. I’ll be volunteering as a mentor for the Cultivating Community program.
In Part 2 of the TwoJunes 3-part series on The Sustainable Food Movement’s Dirty Little Secret, they delve more into the realities of the working poor.