Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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The ROOT Report: Let’s Talk Numbers: Climate and Hunger

Hunger and climate change are two of the most pressing, interconnected issues of our time.  
It is impossible to discuss the effects of climate change without addressing the crisis’s grave impacts on our existing food systems, and the environmental degradation accelerated by our current agricultural methods. As

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Working at the Intersection of Hunger and Poverty: An Interview with Elijah’s Promise

Written by Elena Seeley
As we explore organizations pursuing economic justice in the United States, we looked at the community-based work of Elijah’s Promise in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Now in its thirtieth year, what began as a soup kitchen has expanded into so much more, harnessing the power of

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The ROOT Report: Nourishing and Empowering Rural Communities in Nicaragua

When you look at our current food system, it’s easy to see the broken links between the people who produce food and the corporate and governing bodies that control its production. Too often, this results in unjust wages for rural workers, lack of economic mobility, and overall poorer livelihoods.
Nicaragua’s Association of

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