READ OR WATCH
- Closing the Food Gap by Mark Winne
- Winne tells the story of how America's food gap has widened since the 1960s, when domestic poverty was "rediscovered," and how communities have responded with a slew of strategies and methods to narrow the gap, including community gardens, food banks, and farmers' markets.
- Sweet Charity? by Janet Poppedieck
- Hailed as the most significant book on hunger to appear in decades, Sweet Charity? shows how the drive to end poverty has taken a wrong turn with thousands of well-meaning volunteers on board.
- A Place at the Table
- This documentary shows how the issue of hunger could be solved forever, once the American public decides—as they have in the past—that ending hunger is in the best interests of us all.
- "Make this Place Feed Me"
- Highlighting a simple change that could give Maine's hungry, rural people more food, this is the sixth piece in an ongoing look at how the transition to a service economy has changed Maine’s most rural towns.
- Maine Food Atlas
- Discover local food assets in your community using an interactive mapping tool that geographically locates the resources available throughout the state of Maine.