The Role of Co-ops in the Food Justice Movement

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

In an increasingly privatized society, local food options are becoming increasingly challenging to find by the day.  To maximize profit, the food United States citizens buy and consume is shipped from all around the country, and studies show that about a quarter is imported from overseas.  Aside from the health issues with having to add pesticides […]

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Food Justice: Student Efforts

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

At Ithaca College, some students come together every Friday afternoon to repackage leftover dining hall food to distribute to the disadvantaged in Ithaca. I took a ride with them to experience the process. Click to read more.

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Interview with Meaghan Rosen of the Friendship Donation Network

Apr 19, 2014 No Comments by
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Where is your leftover dining hall food going?

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

Containers full of garlic breadsticks and chicken are enough to make anyone’s mouth water, but even if these thoughts are on the minds of the student volunteers who are packaging them, they don’t show it. Each of these students are either active members or first-timers of SWIFT, an organization at Ithaca College that seeks to […]

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Talking with Megan Strouse of SWIFT

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments
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