Archived articles

Food access

Recipe for independence
Published July 6, 2021
PhD candidate Anna Moyer's site Accessible Chef has become a go-to cooking resource for people with intellectual disabilities
Alumni spotlight
Alum Taz Shah named Emerson Fellow
Published July 1, 2021
The 2019 graduate will work with community organizations focused on national anti-hunger and anti-poverty policies
Pandemic
Lending a helping hand
Published Feb 8, 2021
Professor Adam Sheingate takes a front-line role in helping distribute COVID-relief packages to Baltimore families
Fighting food insecurity during a global pandemic
Published Jan 6, 2021
Jessica Fanzo, of JHU's Global Food Ethics and Policy Program, urges government cooperation to address the growing crisis / Nature
World Food Day
Sustainable diets: It's not a fantasy
Published Oct 16, 2020
Climate and food systems are inextricably linked—damage to one leads to damage to the other. But improving one means improving the other, too, says global food policy expert Jess Fanzo.
Pediatric health
Infants in households with very low food security may have greater obesity risk
Published Aug 28, 2020
Diet and weight gain in infancy are believed to factor into future obesity and health concerns; low food security is now widespread in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 crisis, researchers say
Community
Hopkins launches initiative to feed 2,000 families in need
Published April 24, 2020
Partnership with community organizations provides emergency food assistance to families impacted by COVID-19
Commentary
Protecting food security during a pandemic
Published March 13, 2020
The government should expand access to food programs and guarantee sick leave, write Roni Neff and Erin Biehl of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future / The Hill
COMMENTARY
Obesity and hunger often go hand in hand
Published July 18, 2019
Hopkins bioethicist Jessica Fanzo argues that the U.S. must do more to address issues of food insecurity / Bloomberg
Food security
Safeguarding Baltimore's food supply
Published Aug 2, 2017
Report co-developed by JHU's Center for a Livable Future highlights threats from extreme weather, civil unrest