On July 24th, 2019, the Trump Administration proposed a rule to eliminate categorical eligibility provisions in the SNAP program. The USDA estimates that 9% of participating SNAP households would lose eligibility, impacting approximately 3.1 million people’s access to food across … Read More
Annie Chester wrote about her fellowship experience. Catch her thoughts on the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Blog.
This is the third podcast of the Food Justice Lab conversation series! This podcast is revisiting the Food for All Campaign that was launched in November of 2018 with our partners at the Food and Farm Coalition, the WV Center … Read More
In August of 2018, the Food Justice Lab hosted a workshop with dedicated academics across the state. We asked them where they view the energy is in the movement.
On November 13th, over a hundred anti-hunger advocates from across West Virginia met at The Event Center at Brushy Fork for the first Food for All Summit. We introduced Food Justice and Food Sovereignty concepts to this audience and discussed … Read More
In 2016 the Food Justice Lab partnered with the WVU Media Innovation Center to report on the state of food access in West Virginia and Baltimore. Journalism students from West Virginia University and Morgan State bridged racial and urban/rural divides … Read More
On August 3rd and 4th, 2018 the Food Justice Lab hosted a group of scholar activists. The two day workshop fostered discussion on the legacies of racial, gendered and economic marginalization in the food system and how the food justice … Read More
https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/politics/house-rejects-farm-bill-despite-wv-congressmen-s-votes/article_44d947c8-71b7-582b-bcf6-089485c2417f.html WV Secretary of Agriculture believes a version of the Farm Bill, recently killed by the house Freedom Caucus, will be good for West Virginia. Ken Leonhardt spoke both the bill’s proposed work requirements for SNAP (supplemental nutrition assistance program) … Read More
5/21 Parkersburg pop-ups The positive energy and abundant sunshine from our trip to Parkersburg two weeks ago broke through our bleary-eyed early-morning malaise only minutes into the drive to reconnect with our friends at the Point Park Marketplace. The meeting … Read More