Voices from the Grassroots: An Online Quarterly

A platform for North American grassroots organizers and organizations in the good food movement to share their work—both triumph and failure.

When the COVID-19 crisis hit in mid-March, it exposed several weaknesses within the charitable food system of food banks and food pantries. Reductions in volunteers, donated food, and agencies available to provide food coincided with dramatic increases in numbers of people needing free food to make ends meet. This article explores how Foodshare, th

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