From the Field Blog
How to address nutrition insecurity? A solution is on the table
March 31, 2021Hear from Policy Director Mark Nicholson on the ways SNAP and nutrition incentives help us address nutrition insecurity.
At Your Fingertips
February 1, 2021We launched two new websites for Double Up Food Bucks this winter, helping shoppers learn about the program nationally and in Michigan more easily than ever before.
What is Essential? A Profile of a Detroit Grocer
February 1, 2021People across our food system from farm to fork have been working tirelessly this past year. We talked with Joe Gappy, a Detroit grocery store owner, about his experience during a time defined by uncertainty.
Fair Food Fund Impact Report Q4 2020
January 29, 2021In this quarterly report, we’re excited to announce a NEW investment in Chelsea Business Foundation, a nonprofit supporting Latino-led and small businesses in Chelsea, MA, a partnership with portfolio company Five Acre Farms bringing fresh milk and eggs from Northeast farmers to area food banks, and our new role stepping up to lead the statewide Michigan Good Food Fund initiative.
The Economic Benefits of Expanding Healthy Food Incentives
January 19, 2021Dig into a new study that models the economic return of SNAP incentives as they scale.
The Power of Food
November 16, 2020Join us on a journey as we lift up signs of resilience that show what’s possible when we harness the power of food to transform our communities for good.
Fair Food Fund Impact Report Q3 2020
November 1, 2020In this quarterly report, we’re excited to announce a new investment in Forty Acres Soul Kitchen, the only full-service, sit-down, 100% African American-owned restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Double Up Spotlight: Genevia Harvey
October 16, 2020Hear Genevia Harvey's unique perspective on Double Up Food Bucks as both a shopper and a farm vendor.
SNAP in America with StoryCorps
July 22, 2020We partnered with StoryCorps and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to lift up the voices behind SNAP in America. Working with an independent artist, we’ve brought some of the stories to life in a new animated series that provide an intimate look at what food insecurity looks like in our country.