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New Report Gives Voice to Food Insecurity in Northern Virginia During the Pandemic

To help spur decisionmakers to enact the changes necessary to create a stronger regional food system, the “Route 1 Lived Experiences Report,” documents the stories of 15 county residents living along the Route 1 Corridor, one of the region’s “islands of disadvantage.”

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New Rockefeller Report Quantifies the True Cost of the Food System

A new report from the Rockefeller Foundation, “True Cost of Food: Measuring What Matters to Transform the U.S. Food System,” outlines the true cost of food, including the impacts on health, the environment, biodiversity, and livelihoods.

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New Produce Prescription Program Research Report Highlights Growth and Opportunities

The scan identified and engaged 100 new Produce Prescription Programs, examining data related to program eligibility and operations, partnership development, program longevity, prescription redemption mechanism, funding sources and more, as well as conducting interviews with 19 of the program operators and reviewing news articles, reports and policy briefs, and program implementation guides.

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Latest Resources

New Report Gives Voice to Food Insecurity in Northern Virginia During the Pandemic

To help spur decisionmakers to enact the changes necessary to create a stronger regional food system, the “Route 1 Lived Experiences Report,” documents the stories of 15 county residents living along the Route 1 Corridor, one of the region’s “islands of disadvantage.”

Read More →

New Rockefeller Report Quantifies the True Cost of the Food System

A new report from the Rockefeller Foundation, “True Cost of Food: Measuring What Matters to Transform the U.S. Food System,” outlines the true cost of food, including the impacts on health, the environment, biodiversity, and livelihoods.

Read More →

New Produce Prescription Program Research Report Highlights Growth and Opportunities

The scan identified and engaged 100 new Produce Prescription Programs, examining data related to program eligibility and operations, partnership development, program longevity, prescription redemption mechanism, funding sources and more, as well as conducting interviews with 19 of the program operators and reviewing news articles, reports and policy briefs, and program implementation guides.

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Reports

New York State Health Foundation: April 2021

As a follow-up to a previous report, a new report analyzes self-reported survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau related to food scarcity in New York State from the start of the coronavirus pandemic through the end of 2020.

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Requests for Proposals

New York State Health Foundation: April 2021

Funding is available: Sponsoring Conference Participation in Support of Healthy Food, Healthy Lives; Consumer Empowerment; and Veterans’ Health.

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Centering Equity in Sugary Drink Tax Policy: Tax Design and Policy Research Recommendations

Healthy Food America has released the Sugary Drink Tax Equity Workgroup’s recommendations on how to design equitable sugary drink tax policy. Based on a year-long participatory process, the recommendations are focused on helping advocates and policymakers design sugary drink taxes that are centered in equity and benefit communities most negatively impacted by the beverage industry and sugary drink products.

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Reports

New York State Health Foundation: November 2020

a new report analyzes issues related to food scarcity in New York State during the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic, finding that 1 in 10 households experienced food scarcity.

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Views from the field by Amy Duggan

Rethink, Reorient, Reimagine Health and Housing

The pandemic has blatantly exposed the longstanding inequities in America due to institutional and systemic racism that people of color have experienced for far too long. It has brought to
light the need to urgently rethink and reorient our role in reimagi
ng the affordable housing
sector — one that brings health in reach for all.

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views from the fielf by brenda solorzano & erin switalski

Rural Food Insecurity: COVID-19 and Beyond

According to Feeding America, one in ten people and one in six children face hunger in our state (Feeding America 2020). As a foundation focused on the social and economic barriers to health, food insecurity has always been important to us

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