A resource list in recognition of MLK Day.
As we reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it is sobering to acknowledge how much work is yet to be done in so many sectors of society, including access to adequate supplies of healthy food. Below we have compiled links to resources about the challenges facing many communities, particularly communities of color, around food justice and food sovereignty, as well as organizations and projects you can support to help address these inequalities.
Learn More About Food Sovereignty
USDA Resources on Food Insecurity in the U.S.
Research Food Apartheids - a USDA Resource
About Food Activist (and Farmer) Karen Washington
Find Black-Owned Restaurants and Food Brands
Support Black-Owned Farms
Donate to Help Bring Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to Native Communities
Visit Forager's food rescue page to learn about our efforts to reduce food waste and bring food to communities in need.