A History of Emergency Food in the US

A timeline of the history of emergency food in the US by our friends at WhyHunger.org

Check out this timeline of the history of emergency food in the US put together by our friends at WhyHunger. It's a helpful frame for understanding many of the intersecting issues that impact hunger and poverty. The timeline is available online, and can be shared and used widely.

For more on this topic and other issues in the food movement, see our module on Charity vs. Solidarity with author, academic and activist, Janet Poppendieck.