References and Resources: Food Insecurity

Local Organizations and Programs  Cascade Harvest Coalition:  Food Lifeline:  Fresh Bucks (“nutrition incentive program that doubles the purchasing power for lowincome Seattle residents who use their federal food stamp benefits to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at Farmers Markets”):  Hunger Intervention Program (HIP):  Meals Partnership Coalition:  Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance:  North Helpline, Emergency Services and Food Bank:  Northwest Harvest:  P-Patch Community Gardens: o Garden Locations:  Puget Sound Fresh:  Seattle Emergency Food:  Seattle Food Bank Directory: ty.pdf  Seattle Tilth:  Second Harvest:  Solid Ground: o Lettuce Link: o Community Fruit Tree Harvest: o Marra Farm:  Sound Food Network:  WSDA Farm to School: Local Advocacy and Education  Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition, Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP):  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities:  City of Seattle Food Action Plan:  Communities Count (Social and Health Indicators Across King County): 20Early%20Release_Feb2012.pdf  Community Food Security Coalition Recommendations for Seattle 2011:  Resolution 31019:  Seattle Human Services Department/Youth and Family Empowerment:  Seattle’s Unhealthiest Neighborhoods Dubbed Food Deserts (article):

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Strategic Plan to End Childhood Hunger in Washington, Children’s Alliance: and Within Reach (Making Connections for Healthy Families):

National Organizations and Programs  Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP):  Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP):  Feeding America: o Food Bank Locator:  Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations:  Food Help for Disaster Relief:  School Meals:  Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP):  Summer Food Service Program (SFSP):  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP):  The Emergency Food Assistance Program:  WIC Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (FMNP):  Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): o Shopping guide: National Advocacy and Education  Bread for the World:  Food Access Research Atlas:  Food Policy Action Network:  Take Part:  Why Hunger: Videos / Documentaries  A Place at the Table:  Farmageddon (2011)*  Food, Inc. (2008)  Food Matters (2008)*  Food Stamped (2010)  Forks Over Knives (2011)*  Fresh (2009)  Hungry for Change (2012)*  King Corn (2007) * *Available on Netflix Homeless Shelters and Emergency Food Assistance for Young Adults  ROOTS Young Adult Homeless Shelter and Friday Feast:  YouthCare: