The Issues

Feeding America: Hunger Study 2010
Washington Post: 5 Myths About Hunger in America

Food Waste
Reuters: Americans waste, throw away nearly half their food

Climate Change
NPR: How That Food You Throw Out Is Linked To Global Warming
How Much Methane Comes From Food Waste?

Food Recovery
EPA: Food Recovery Challenge
EPA: Reducing Food Waste for Businesses
Sustainable Cities Institute Info on Food Recovery

Still voracious for info? Here are some good reads:
  • Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California (California Studies in Critical Human Geography) - Julie Guthman
  • Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community (Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives) - Thomas A. Lyson
  • Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty - Mark Winne
  • Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things - Michael Braungart
  • Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability (Food, Health, and the Environment) - Alison Hope Alkon & Julian Agyeman
  • Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment) - Robert Gottlieb
  • Food Movements Unite!: Strategies to Transform Our Food System - Samir Amin, Eric Holt-gimenez, & Olivier De Schutter
  • Hungry for Change: Farmers, Food Justice and the Agrarian Question - A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi
  • Nature's Perfect Food - E. Melanie Dupuis
  • Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply - Vandana Shiva
  • Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition - Carol Byrd-Bredbenner et. al
  • Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism (California Studies in Food and Culture) - Julie Guthman

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