January 18, 2021

Food Justice is Social Justice

A resource list in recognition of MLK Day.

Doug Kolmar

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.