Posts Tagged ‘food insecurity’

EarthX: Coexisting With Nature, Mobile Greenhouse & Workplace Design

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, included exhibitors from a number of universities and other educational groups this past weekend at Fair Park in Dallas. 

Attendees could explore careers in science, technology, education, art, and math as well as learn …

Communities Foundation of Texas, UT Dallas to Host Food Insecurity Hackathon

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Communities Foundation of Texas has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas for a Community Hackathon tackling food insecurity in Collin County.

The free event will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at Blackstone Launchpad, …

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Nonprofit Restaurant Wants to Redefine Feeding the Hungry

Posted by Mallory Houser

Organic, healthy meals often come at a price, but a new restaurant opening in the Near Southside district of Fort Worth is breaking the stereotype that quality foods require lofty amounts of cash.

Taste, founded by chef Jeff Williams, along …

Dallas Filmmakers Shining Light on Food Insecurity

Posted by Heather Noel

Oak Cliff resident Daniel Nanasi had no idea about the food access issues in his own city, but a meetup group changed his perception forever.

Attending the Food Desert Solutions gatherings, Nanasi learned some sobering facts about food deserts just …