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Innovative ways to improve access to food resources


What’s Next: Out-Greening Your Neighbor

Nobody wants to be the biggest energy hog on the block.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2010

Ten Nonprofit Funding Models

For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives are not as explicit about their funding models and have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.

By William Landes Foster, Peter Kim, & Barbara Christiansen | 41 | Spring 2009

Fast Food and the Family Farm

It’s time to reform how we grow food and what we have for dinner, says Bruce Boyd, principal and managing director at Arabella Philanthropic Investment Advisors.

By Bruce Boyd | 7 | Summer 2008

Review: Brewing Justice

Jafee provides an inside look at the world of fair trade.

Reviewed By Christopher M. Bacon | Fall 2007

Faith in Fair Trade

How Lutherans are transforming their love of coffee into global good.

By Kathryn Wolford & Lisa Bonds | 1 | Winter 2007

Making It to McDonald’s

How Fair Trade coffee moved out of its niche and into the most mainstream market of all.

By Kirsten Olsen | Winter 2007

Organic Growth

How an all-natural Mexican farming cooperative is improving its community while making a bundle.

By Ricardo Sandoval | Spring 2006

Child’s Play

A video game teaches children about famines and how to stop them.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash | Winter 2005

Frozen Assets

How the North Texas Food Bank’s Community Kitchen supplies healthy frozen dinners to the Dallas region’s hungry.

By Andrea Orr | Summer 2005

Pumping Prosperity

ApproTEC’s pumps are designed and marketed with an understanding of the culture and psychology of African farmers.

By Ron Russel | Winter 2004