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Best Stories of 2014: Food Access

Food access stories look at the intersection of hunger and sustainable food systems, looking at everything from urban farms to soup kitchens.

Mariposa Food Co-op Creates Fund to Pay for Low-Income Members

The Mariposa Food Co-op relocated to Baltimore Avenue two years ago, and while the corridor is now among the most vibrant in the city, it is also not far from some of West Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. The co-op is working to reach out to these neighborhoods and all members of the community regardless of income.

Temple Students Create Their Own Food Co-op

The co-op movement is reaching into one of the city's largest institutions: Temple University. This profile looks at the Rad Dish Co-op, a food co-op being launched by students within Temple University.

Philly Foodworks is Helping to Connect Urban Farms to Local Food Economy

A new CSA hits Philly: this profiles looks at the Philly Foodworks' unique approach to connecting networks of urban and regional farms to consumers throughout Philadelphia.

Gov. Corbett Offers Additional Subsidies to Make Up for Federal Cuts to "Heat and Eat" Program

The Farm Bill, signed into law earlier this year, cut $8.6 billion from the SNAP program. Corbett and other state governors passed laws to reverse it -- here is a deep dive on the way an important public benefit functions.

Rosa's Fresh Pizza Dishing Out More than Free Slices

Rosa's Fresh Pizza started its pay-it-forward $1 slice program seven months ago. The program allows customers to purchase prepaid slices for individuals in need -- a great example of a local small business contributing to hunger relief.