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Category: Hunger, food security, and food access
945 Hollywood DriveChesapeake, VA 23320
We are a grassroots organization. Our purpose is to change the zoning laws to allow more residents of Chesapeake, VA, to keep micro-flocks of hens as backyard pets. Contact us at https://www.facebook.com/4ChesapeakeHens. Sign our petition at http://www.change.org/petitions/4chesapeakehens# before July 20, 2012. For a funny "XtraNormal" satire of the current zoning laws, try http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7o6XyjwRBX8 . The video explains why we need urban hens.
Activist networks, Conscious consumers, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems
2420 19th AvenueForest Grove, OR 97116
The Forest Grove Farmers Market, managed by Adelante Mujeres, promotes a family-focused environment with a Latino flair. Consequently, it attracts individuals from all age groups, and with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Additionally, the Market is a small-business incubator for Adelante Mujeres sustainable farming program, and career and economic development program.
Business incubators, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems
101 Morris Street, Suite 212Sebastopol, CA 95472
Ag Innovations Network is facilitating the emergence of the new global food system. We are process artists--experts at how to get diverse groups to solve problems and take action together. We have formed and lead a network of 7 community food councils that are working locally to create the right economic and policy conditions for farms and food businesses to prosper. We lead two California-based policy collaborations that engage agriculture, environmental, and community interests to solve the... read more >>
Activist networks, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Institutional purchasing, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems
76 San Pablo Avenue, Ste 200San Rafael, CA 94903
Our mission is to promote a viable food system, to educate the public about the benefits of buying fresh and locally grown food, and to bring farmers and communities together. We operate eight award-winning San Francisco Bay Area certified farmers markets and provide public education related to local food and farms.
Business incubators, Conscious consumers, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Institutional purchasing, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
1619 E. Kalamazoo St.Lansing, MI 48912
For over a decade, Allen Neighborhood Center has been identifying and innovatively addressing the needs of Lansing’s Eastside community. While our community-building efforts have been focused on the northeast quadrant of the Capital City, we are highly networked with institutional partners and community-based organizations throughout the region that share and support our broad agenda. We say of our work that it is “comprehensive and integrative”, having discovered the enormous value of... read more >>
Conscious consumers, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
50 F St. NW, Suite 500Washington, DC 20001
Fosters strategic partnerships and creates global connections to engage diverse institutions in building the public and political will to end hunger in the United States and globally. This alliance has been influential in hunger and food aid policy both domestically and internationally. Membership restricted to organizations and institutions.
9000 Richmond HighwayAlexandria, VA 22309
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture is a non-profit organization serving the Washington, DC-area. Our mission is to create a more equitable and sustainable local food system that improves the health of our community, the viability of local farmers, and preserves our environment for future generations. Arcadia’s four key programs include: Arcadia Farm - demonstrates environmentally and economically sustainable growing practices Farm to School - connects schools with healthy,... read more >>
Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
230 Bowdoin StreetDorchester, MA 02122
In response to community demand for healthy, fresh, and affordable food, and as part of its mission to address health issues affecting the Bowdoin/Geneva neighborhood in Dorchester, the Bowdoin Street Health Center is working with community partners to explore a variety of strategies to improve food access. We operate a farmers' market on-site at the health center, facilitate purchasing and procurement relationships between local farms and neighborhood businesses, and distribute produce... read more >>
425 3rd St. SW, Suite 1200Washington, DC 20024
Working through churches, campuses, and other organizations, engages groups in advocacy through nationwide letter-writing campaigns and meetings with elected representatives to end hunger.
1 Harpst StreetArcata, CA 95521
Health-related research and policy center.
Education/research centers and programs, Hunger, food security, and food access, Policy advocacy, Youth development and food systems
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