The Fruits of Providing Cash Incentives for Healthy Eating in San Diego
Randy Dotinga | December 2, 2013 | Comments (12)
Living With ‘Food Insecurity’ in an Era of Abundance
Public health experts and operators of local food pantries are working to alleviate a reality in which many residents of low-income neighborhoods do not know when they will eat their next nutritious meal.
Bianca Bruno | November 27, 2013 | Comments (6)
How an Egg-Centric Amendment Could Hurt San Diego Farmers
San Diego is one of the top five egg-producing counties in the nation. That means a controversial Farm Bill amendment being proposed by an equally controversial Iowa lawmaker could dramatically impact local farmers.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | November 25, 2013 | Comments (25)
Three Obscure County Government Groups With a Surprising Amount of Clout
Joel Hoffmann | November 13, 2013 | Comments (3)
Local Hospitals Move Toward Life-Supporting Foods
A new report released last week shows California hospitals are making strides in providing patients and staff healthier meals. But things aren't perfect yet – the McDonald's inside Rady Children's Hospital is still going strong.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | November 11, 2013 | Comments (3)
City Hall Runaround Leaves Community Gardens High and Dry
Bianca Bruno | October 1, 2013 | Comments (4)
How a Stalled Immigration Bill Could Become a Food Security Issue
California’s growers rely on migrant labor to do the majority of this backbreaking work, but tightening immigration policies have left farmers short on crews, a development that prompted Sen. Dianne Feinstein to speak out.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | September 11, 2013 | Comments (2)
SD Fast Food Workers Will Join National Wage Protest
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 28, 2013 | Comments (10)
Why Juan Vargas Holds the Keys to SD’s Food Future
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 21, 2013 | Comments (1)
Report: There’s Often Something Fishy With Seafood Labels
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 7, 2013 | Comments (0)
San Diego Food Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Recipes for Success
Clare Leschin-Hoar | July 12, 2013 | Comments (0)
Peanuts as Weapons: When Bullies Seize on Food Allergies
Clare Leschin-Hoar | July 1, 2013 | Comments (6)
How One Ecologist Plans to Lure Back Some Native San Diegans
Clare Leschin-Hoar | June 26, 2013 | Comments (3)
City Heights Farmers Market Celebrates Five Years, but Not Without Some Bumps
Bianca Bruno | June 21, 2013 | Comments (0)
SNAP Cuts Will Hit Close to Home
Starting on June 13 over 20 Members of Congress, hill staff, network partners and community members will begin a national SNAP Challenge. FRAC will update this news feed multiple times a day so that it always has the most current tweets and pictures available.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | June 17, 2013 | Comments (3)
A Salmon on San Diego Menu’s Strives to Be Sustainable Using Technology
Clare Leschin-Hoar | June 12, 2013 | Comments (6)
Meatless Monday Kind of Mundane by Now
On the agenda for tonight’s San Diego Unified School Board meeting is a proposal introduced by board member Kevin Beiser and school board president John Lee Evans to adopt “Meatless Mondays” for the district’s K-8 students.