Andy Fisher | Civil Eats


Andy Fisher has been a leading force for social justice in the anti-hunger and food movements in the US since the mid 1990s. He co-founded and led the primary American food systems alliance, the Community Food Security Coalition for 17 years. He has played a key role in the growth of farm to school, local food policy, and community food assessments. In 2017, MIT Press published his first book, Big Hunger, which exposed the unholy alliance between corporate America and anti-hunger groups. He has Masters degrees in Environmental Policy and Latin American Studies from UCLA. He is currently the executive director of Eco-Farm.

How Focusing on Care Can Change Our Relationship to Food

Op-ed: With Food Insecurity on the Rise, Nutrition Incentives Should Be More Equitable

a woman shops at a farmers market using food assistance funds during the coronavirus pandemic

‘Stand Together or Starve Alone’ Points to the Need for Food Movement Collaboration

Who Benefits When Walmart Funds the Food Movement?

The Anti Hunger-Industrial Complex

Freedom 90: The Rebellion of the Canadian Church Ladies

Who’s Minding the Movement?

Fighting Hunger or Causing Hunger: A Mid-term Look at Wal-Mart’s $2 billion Commitment

Portlandia Redux: Hen Retirement

Contradictions in the Anti-Hunger Movement