• Action Against Hunger

    We address hunger in Allegheny County at its root – economic injustice – through a focus on public policy, food access, and community power.

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  • food crisis and free markets

    Scary. Transnational corporate agribusiness has managed to create a global food crisis. Readers of Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine will be unsurprised at how Cargill, Monsanto, etc. are profiting from the crisis (not unlike how oil companies are reaping windfall profits) — thus offering little financial incentive to stave of the “social uprisings” that rightly make […]

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    Grassroots recipe #1

    Child nutrition advocate DeShauna Ponton was kind enough to share this delicious summertime combination of fresh vegetables and pasta. Zucchini Spaghetti 1 large zucchini (cut into 1/2-1 inch pieces)2-3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 large onion, diced1 chopped green pepper1 box angel hair pasta1 can stewed or diced tomatoes, drained (save juice)1 1/2 Tablespoons chopped […]

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    Grassroots cooking

    With a national economic woes, a global food crisis pushing prices higher and higher, and apparently never-ending foot-dragging on the farm bill, it’s not hard to feel anxious about the future of food in our communities. But daily meals continue bringing people together. Nothing like sharing meals and sharing recipes bridges generations and cultures — […]

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