Launched by Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation, the first annual Good Food Org Guide identifies and celebrates more than five hundred U.S.-based groups including six from Florida who are cultivating a better food system.
The Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an association of nutrition professionals aiming to provide the best possible nutritional information to people in Florida by engaging with lawmakers and the private sector. Members attend an annual symposium, workshops, and networking events.
Florida Impact, based in Tallahassee, FL has been fighting poverty and hunger since 1979. Through organizing communities, engaging policymakers, and conducting outreach programs, Florida Impact aims to end child hunger in Florida.
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth (FLIPANY) aims to engage youth and families in physical activity and better nutrition and to support policies that encourage more active and healthier lifestyles. FLIPANY collaborates with parks, community centers, and other social services agencies to offer programs like classes on cooking, eating healthy on a budget, and physical education to the local community.
Florida Organic Growers is a nonprofit promoting sustainable agriculture and social justice through educational community farms, food assistance initiatives that encourage the consumption of healthy organic produce, and food justice workshops for farmers.
The Florida Research Center for Agricultural Sustainability (FLARE) works to develop new sustainable agriculture practices based on research and field tests in collaboration with local farmers, government agencies, educational institutions, and private corporations.
The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida fights hunger through a network of over 150 food aid organizations including shelters, soup kitchens, and disaster relief agencies.