Food Justice

Food Justice Org Empowers Women of Color in New Episode of 'The Movement'

Mic’s docu-series visits San Francisco’s Mission District to profile local nonprofit “La Cocina.”

An Oasis in the South L.A. Food Desert

South L.A. is losing its supermarkets. Here’s how one community-driven produce stand is helping to fill the gap.

A Unique Alternative to a Prison Economy

Prisons are big business in upstate New York, but many are closing. Milk Not Jails is working to promote a new industry in the state’s shifting rural landscape.

Going Behind the Kitchen Door to Inspire A Different Kind of Foodie

If you love food, and if you love people, Saru Jayaraman’s new book new book wants you to help ensure the sustainability of both by taking a look into restaurant workers’ lives.

Cory Booker Feeling 'Hunger Pains' Because He's Under-Eating

Booker started the food stamps challenge on Tuesday and by Wednesday he was already having what he called “hunger pains.”

Cory Booker's First Day on Food Stamps: Can't Afford Coffee and Long Periods Without Food

For the next seven days, and at a time when Congress is considering $16 billion in cuts to the federal program, Booker will put himself in the same position as 850,000 other New Jerseyans who receive food stamps each month.

Cory Booker Plans to Live Off Food Stamps for One Week

Booker’s decision came by way of a challenge after Twitter user “Twitwit” told him that “nutrition is not a responsibility of the government.”

One Activist's Fight Against Walmart's Food Justice Takeover

LaDonna Redmond thinks that more communities should be more involved in what they eat, and where their food comes from.

Food Stamps, Poor-Shaming and the Very Scary 2012 Farm Bill

Why we can’t afford to have moralistic debates about the choices desperate parents make as they try to feed their families.

We Are More Than Workers and Consumers in the Food System

A former warehouse worker and a slow food advocate who’s father washed dishes for 19 years discuss how their twin movements for healthy food and fair jobs can restore humanity to the food system.