Resources

Books

Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty by Mark Winne

Subject: food justice and the U.S. food system

Stuffed and Starved by Raj Patel

Subject: food justice, the global food system

Free for All: Fixing School Food in America by Janet Poppendieck

Subject: school food

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Subject: western diet and nutrition

 

Films

Supersize me 

Subject: consequences of fast food diet

Food Inc.

Subject: Americas corporate food industry

Flow

Subject:  Water access

Links

Cooperative Grocer Network

An online community of cooperatively-owned groceries

Food and Agriculture Charts

These useful charts help visualize data about food and agriculture

Grist’s Food Section

Grist.com is a leading environmental news website, and its section on food covers a variety of topics.

Community Food Security Coalition

The CFSC is an online coalition of people working to build community food security; you can sign up for COMFOOD, their email list-serv to receive relevant email updates.

The Greener Grocer

The Greener Grocer is a local food grocery, located in the historic North Market right here in Columbus!

FoodPolitics.com

Food Politics is the website of Marion Nestle, a food justice advocate and long-time leader of the good food movement.

The Food Trust

A great food justice organization located in Philadelphia.

Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign

Michelle Obama is helping kids and youth across the country to be healthier and happier through her Let’s Move! campaign.

American Community Gardening Association

The ACGA is a great resource for gardening information and learning. Their main offices are located right here in Columbus!

LocalHarvest.org

Looking for more local food near you? Check out this searchable database to find orchards, farms, and much more.

SustainableTable.org

A comprehensive food publication with lots of resources

OxFam America’s Food Justice page

If you’re just starting to learn about food justice, this is a great page to start.