Unsellable crops are often taken from farms and dropped in a landfill. Some companies are out to stop the waste and simultaneously feed those who are food insecure or live in food deserts.
Gov. Murphy signed legislation to both fight hunger and reduce food waste in the Garden State.
Roughly 900,000 New Jerseyans are food insecure. Nearly one-third of those are children.
A study by the American Journal of Public Health looked at the link between low income and poor health nationwide and showed a consistent pattern of health improvements in states that increased their ...
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other legislators toured a food bank in Neptune as Coughlin continues his fight against what has become a marquee issue for him -- food insecurity.
Princeton is home to one of the world’s most prestigious universities, yet subsidies pay for 10 percent of the housing.
Anti-hunger advocates and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin cite the Garden State’s growing and grim statistics. Coughlin says about one in eight, or 266,000 people, are affected by food insecurity.
The goal of the initiative is with more New Jersey students able to receive SNAP, there’s a better chance of them completing their education and going on to land higher paying jobs.
According to a survey, of the 419,000 students attending college in New Jersey, about one-third, or 139,000, are food insecure. Among community college students, 42 percent are facing hunger.
According to the report, young male veterans have higher unemployment rates then similar civilians, which can make it harder for them to afford enough to eat.
Fresh off a weekend that emphasized a fractured party, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin shifted the focus to food insecurity and ending hunger in the Garden State.
Some 35,000 New Jersey residents could lose SNAP benefits if Congress passes the House version of the farm bill.
Fulfill NJ's executive director explains how health literacy applies to fitness, nutrition, access to health care and much more.
A new report shows how widespread the need for SNAP is in fighting food insecurity.
The Community FoodBank of New Jersey aims to help those who are food insecure and don't know where their next meal is coming from.