Tag Archives: food desert

What About Food Sovereignty?

Food sovereignty is about the right of a people to determine their own policies relative to food and agriculture–rather than having their food supply subject to market forces. The indigenous people of this country certainly understand…

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Tribes Leading the Way: 5 Points of Progress

For American Indian reservations, progress toward economic development, infrastructure and social change often comes in small increments but adds up to big gains over time. Here are 5 points of progress we’ve seen in recent years for the tribes in our service area…

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Nutrition Survival for Children of the Rez

In an effort to improve the nutritional health of children in America, NRC has developed Rez Survival Kits for the children of the Native American reservations.

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Emergency Food Programs Cut: SNAP & TEFAP

TEFAP budget cuts raise concerns for organizations that provide food for the needy in high-need states, including states with food deserts and high rates of food insecurity.

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Fresh Food for Food Deserts

NRC assists American Indian communities with fresh produce and support with hundreds of gardens on the reservations.

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