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Conference highlights issues of food justice

First-year Hsar Wei and community members participate in an interactive activity held during the Youth Movement for Food Justice workshop which featured presentations from four youth groups from the Eastern region of North Carolina that use storytelling as advocacy. // Photo by Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

On Feb. 16 and 17, Guilford hosted the fourth annual FoodStorm Conference, which was intended to teach its 150 attendees about issues related to food justice in North Carolina. This year’s theme, “Uplifting Voices of Color,” focused on how food inequality affects people of color. Guilford’...

Food Justice lecture builds positive discussion

Guilford community members gathered on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2018 to discuss combating food insecurity.//Photo by DaeQuan Fitzgerald/The Guilfordian

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018

North Carolina is ranked the No. 8 state in terms of food insecurity. The Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area continuously ranks as one of the areas with the most difficulty securing food based on a percentage of the total population. These and other issues of local food insecurity were discussed...