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12/13/20 Holly Freishtat - Food Policy Director Charm City Dreamers
5/11/20 Planning and pandemics COVID 19 illuminates why urban planners should have listened to food advocates all along Agriculture and Human Values
4/7/20 Baltimore Leaders Ask State for More Help Ensuring Food Is Accessible During Coronavirus Shutdowns Baltimore Sun
3/25/20 Meals being served at sites around Baltimore, changes to protect SNAP benefits WMAR2
3/11/20 Baltimore City Officials map out coronavirus preparation, including testing, school response Baltimore Fishbowl
1/23/20 How Baltimore Is Experimenting Its Way Out of the Food Desert Politico

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11/18/19 Baltimore City To Partner With Lyft For Grocery Access Program WBALTV11
10/22/19 Baltimore Is Focusing On Food To Transform Cities For The Future Planet B Insights
Jul 2019 Open Source Stories: Cultivating Change Red Hat Media
6/3/19 Food for thought: Cities serve up diverse policies as solutions for eradicating food deserts American City & County
5/11/19 Science-Based Food Policies: What Works, What Doesn't Food Tank
3/7/19 Mitigating America's food desert dilemma Smart Cities Dive

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11/27/18 Public Policies Promoting Healthy Eating and Exercise Center for American Progress
9/14/18 How Baltimore City Started Listening to Its Residents about Food Policy Next City
8/6/18 Maryland farmers markets will continue accepting SNAP benefits through at least February Baltimore Sun
7/25/18 Officials working to save SNAP program for farmers market shoppers Baltimore Business Journal
7/17/18 Some food stamp recipients may soon lose benefits at dozens of farmers markets WMAR2

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1/6/17 USDA makes way for food stamp recipients to buy groceries online Baltimore Sun

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11/27/16 How other communities are addressing food insecurity The Press of Atlantic City
11/7/16 Beyond Farmers Markets: Cities, States Champion Locally Grown Food The Huffington Post
10/25/16 Baltimore, Mexico City honored for urban food policies Info Europa
10/19/16 Smart food cities: 50 mayors meet in Rome to phase metro food maze Food Navigator
10/18/16 On World Food Day One Year After Expo Milano 2015 - The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Awards Food Tank
10/15/16 The Times They Are a Changing - And So Must Food. The Huffington Post
10/14/16 World Food Day: Cities of Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Gathered at the FAO for the Second Mayor's Summit Press Release: Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
10/14/16 Baltimore, Mexico City praised for efforts to reduce hunger Associated Press
10/1/16 Sustainability Plan 2.0 Community Architect
9/9/16 Homegrown Baltimore: Cultivating employee wellness through CSA support Urban Agriculture Magazine
9/9/16 Baltimore Food Policy: A Q&A with Holly Freishtat Thyme Fries
8/22/16 Cities Hire Food Systems Experts To Address Obesity, Food Access Civil Eats
5/9/16 Baltimore cultivates food deserts for healthier options WBAL
4/29/16 Douglass High, USDA look to train a generation of urban farmers Baltimore Sun
3/1/16 Highlight links from the USDA Ag Outlook Forum The Packer
2/27/16 No Boundaries Coalition launches produce stand at Avenue Market Baltimore Sun
2/10/16 City Pursues Multiple Strategies to Address Baltimore's Food Deserts Maryland Morning, WYPR
1/15/16 Speaker series to address Baltimore's growing food economy Baltimore Sun
1/4/16 Making 'food deserts' bloom Baltimore Sun
1/1/16 Fixing Food: Fresh Solutions from Five U.S. Cities (2016) Union of Concerned Scientists

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Date Title Source
12/10/15 Baltimore to give big tax break to attract more grocery stores Baltimore Sun
11/5/15 "Emergency Food Working Group" created in Baltimore City Fox 45
11/4/15 Mayor's Office of Human Services Creates Emergency Food Working Group Press Release
10/22/15 A quarter of Baltimore residents live in food deserts ABC2
9/25/15 Baltimore Teams with Farmers to Help City Employees, Poor Capital News Service
9/21/2015 Tax breaks proposed for supermarkets to open in Baltimore's food deserts Baltimore Sun
9/21/2015 How Baltimore Plans to Fix Its Food Deserts ThinkProgress
9/21/2015 Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to propose tax breaks for supermarkets in food deserts Baltimore Business Journal
9/21/2015 Mayor seeks supermarket tax credit for "food deserts" Baltimore Business Journal
9/21/2015 Bill focuses on eliminating food deserts WBAL
6/28/2015 Food access is a basic human right Baltimore Sun
6/18/2015 Sound Bites: Baltimore Food Environment Map The Marc Steiner Show
6/10/2015 Study: 1 out of 4 Baltimore residents live in food deserts ABC2
6/10/2015 New Tool Shows Where Greatest Needs For Healthy Food Are In The City CBS Baltimore
6/10/2015 Report: One in four Baltimore residents live in ‘food deserts’ Baltimore Sun
6/10/2015 City eyes incentives for grocers to address food problems Baltimore Business Journal
6/10/2015 Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces the Release of the 2015 Food Environment Map Report Press Release
5/4/2015 Baltimore City Council approves tax credits for urban farmers Baltimore Sun
5/4/2015 Urban farming tax credit announced for Baltimore City ABC2
4/22/2015 United Way women's forum focuses on social issues The Daily Record
4/7/2015 Sound Bites: Baltimore's Food System Vision The Marc Steiner Show
2/27/2015 Chef Spike Mendelsohn to chair the District's new Food Policy Council Washington Post
2/17/2015 Artifact Coffee's speaker series takes up the farm Baltimore Sun
2/13/2015 Urban Farming - A passing Fashion or a viable Solution? Community Architect
2/12/2015 Origins Speaker Series at Artifact Coffee Baltimore Magazine
2/2/2015 City wants to give supermarkets a tax break to locate in food deserts, restrict tax sales Baltimore Sun
1/20/2015 Five Questions with Baltimore Food Policy Initiative’s Sarah Buzogany Food Tank


Date Title Source
12/22/2014 This online grocery service is shrinking Baltimore's food deserts
12/16/2014 ShopRite, Baltimore City expand Virtual Supermarket ABC2
12/15/2014 City to Expand Virtual Supermarket to additonal communities Baltimore Sun
10/24/2014 #BmoreFoodJust Social Media Campaign for Food Day  
9/16/2014 City officials warn of impact as corner stores must start paying for equipment to accept food stamps Baltimore Sun
8/28/2014 What Can Louisville Learn from Baltimore? Louisville Business First
8/24/2014 Baltimore business gets a Main Street Makeover The Today Show
8/18/2014 USDA Administrator visits Baltimore City school CBS Baltimore
8/9/2014 Six Powerhouse Food Policy Councils Driving Local Food in Cities Sustainable Cities Collective
8/1/2014 ShopRite opens new supermarket in Howard Park WBALTV11
8/1/2014 New Baltimore ShopRite lays the foundation for more city stores, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says Baltimore Business Journal
7/31/2014 ShopRite grocery store opens to long line in Howard Park Baltimore Business Journal
7/29/2014 City relaunches Virtual Supermarket Program in Cherry Hill Baltimore Sun
7/28/2014 City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying Baltimore Sun
7/18/2014 Baltimore retiree starts urban farm, works to fix food deserts WBALTV11
7/16/2014 One in five Baltimore residents lives in a food desert, these neighbors are growing their own produce NationSwell
7/11/2014 Photos of Summer Food Service Program with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack USDA Flickr
7/11/2014 USDA Secretary Promotes Local Free Summer Meals Program WYPR Public Radio
7/11/2014 Agriculture Secretary Promotes Summer Meals in Baltimore CBS Baltimore
7/2/2014 City, county expand free summer programs Baltimore Sun
7/1/2014 Mobile Meals Try To Keep Kids’ Bellies Full This Summer CBS Baltimore
6/29/2014 Program brings meals to hungry city kids Baltimore Sun
6/29/2014 Shine a Light: Food Deserts NBC
6/17/2014 Collaboration Meets Opportunity: The Baltimore Food Policy Initiative The Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
6/1/2014 Number Of American Cities Embracing Urban Agriculture Growing Live Trading News
Spring 2014 Food in the Desert Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine
5/18/2014 Urban Farming Yields Fresh Foods, Land Reuse National Geographic
5/18/2014 Hoop Houses Replace Row Houses in Baltimore's Sandtown AlJazeera America
5/12/2014 UMB Helps City in Taking Steps to Reduce Childhood Obesity UMB News
5/2/2014 Healthy Kids Cooking Fox 45
5/8/2014 Baltimore Launches Get Fresh Healthy Initiative for Kids ABC2
4/8/2014 Would a DC "food czar" help urban farmers? Elevation DC
4/6/2014 Baltimore Farmers’ Market Reopens For 2014 Season CBS Baltimore


Date Title Source
12/14/2013 Rawlings-Blake Review: Ensuring Food Access Press Release
11/3/2013 Baltimore programs offer help to grocery shoppers facing cuts in US food stamps Washington Post (from AP)
11/4/2013 Baltimore offers help amid food stamp cuts WBAL1090AM
11/2/2013 Baltimore Officials Work to Help Those Affected by Food Stamp Cuts CBS Baltimore
11/2/2013 Cuts to food stamp programs affects 47M Americans WBALTV11
11/2/2013 Mayor announces extra food stamp money in face of cuts Baltimore Sun
10/3/2013 Sprouting in Baltimore: A 64-page urban agriculture policy plan BaltimoreBrew
9/20/2013 Food stamp rise belies economic recovery USA Today
8/1/2013 Virtual Supermarket makes shopping easy for city residents WBALTV11
7/2/2013 Getting rid of food deserts; hospital farmers market can now take federal food bucks ABC2
6/20/2013 Homegrown Baltimore TV25BCOCC
6/20/2013 Fresh produce for Sandtown and a fresh start for ex-offenders Baltimore Brew
6/13/2013 Food Depot Helps City Residents Access Healthy Foods WBAL
6/13/2013 Baltimore Grocery Store to Offer Healthy Options WJZ
5/1/2013 Baltimore's Empty Lots Bloom With Healthy Greens Voice of America
4/25/2013 Feeding City Need For Healthy Food Choices WYPR
1/1/2013 Northeast Market to get a makeover Johns Hopkins Gazette


Date Title Source
12/11/2012 University Celebrates Food Day at Lexington Market UMB Voice
10/24/2012 Mayor Celebrates Improved Food Access at Hampden School North Baltimore Patch
10/24/2012 Mayor, kids sow healthy empty city lots WBAL News
10/5/2012 City Programs Try to Wipe Out Pockets of Hunger Afro News
8/8/2012 Baltimore Program Connects Farm and Corner Store Baltimore Sun
7/8/2012 JFX Farmers' Market Starts Accepting Food Stamps Baltimore Sun
7/8/2012 Mayor Kicks off SNAP at Farmers' Market ABC2
7/8/2012 Baltimore Farmers Market Now Takes Debit Cards CBS (WJZ13)
7/8/2012 USDA Aide to Visit Baltimore Farmers Market Washington Examiner (from AP)
7/2/2012 Oh, SNAP Urbanite Magazine
6/29/2012 A Suburban Grocer Moves into Baltimore Baltimore Sun
6/27/2012 Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones and Mayor Rawlings-Blake Make it a 'Super Summer' For Baltimore Kids PRS Newswire
6/8/2012 Mayor Rawlings-Blake Launches New SNAP Benefits and Baltimore Bucks at the Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar Bmore News
5/9/12 Cities Take the Lead on Food Issues as D.C. Dithers Take Part
5/1/12 Leading the Way Urbanite Magazine
4/18/12 Baltimore Food Czar: Food Desert Studies Don't Apply North Baltimore Patch
3/4/12 Baltimore Targets 'food deserts' Baltimore Sun
3/1/12 Recipe for Change Urbanite Magazine
2/28/12 Lexington Market's Food Makeover Urbanite Magazine
2/23/12 Rawlings-Blake and Perman Launch Fresh Food Initiative at Lexington Market University of Maryland News
2/22/12 Baltimore Aims to Improve Availability of Healthy Foods, New Signs to Help ID Options The Republic
2/22/12 Baltimore Initiative to Help ID Healthy Options  WTOP News
2/22/12 Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Launches Get Fresh Lexington Baltimore City Hall 
2/22/12 Baltimore Initiative to Help Consumers Identify Healthier Food ABC Channel 2 News
1/19/12 Big City Mayors Dig in to Food Policy NPR: Salt Blog

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Date Title Source
12/9/11 DC Gardeners Weed Through Bureaucracy WAMU
11/21/11 Baltimore's Can Do Approach to Food Justice Grist
11/16/11 Fresh Idea for Food Stamps Baltimore Sun
10/1/11 National Food Day Promotes Healthy Living, Eating WBAL News
10/1/11 Baltimore’s Fight Against Hunger Gets More healthy Baltimore Sun
10/1/11 Food Day Held to Push For Healthy Eating WJZ13
8/15/11 Baltimore's Food Scene Huffington Post (AP)
6/2/2011 Video: Improving Food Access in Baltimore Baltimore Office of Sustainability, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
2/1/11 Cities create 'food czars': Can they get residents to eat their sprouts? Christian Science Magazine
2/1/11 How to Turn Your City Sustainable Urban Farm Magazine


Date Title Source
11/1/10 Food for Thought: Baltimore's new food czar eschews fat Baltimore Magazine
11/1/10 Five questions for the food policy director for the Baltimore City Department of Planning(E Style Magazine
11/1/10 Farm City: New city rules clear the way for an urban agricultural renaissance Urbanite Magazine
9/1/10 Maryland Daily Record VIP List, Successful before Forty Maryland Daily Record
6/1/10 Food Desert Survival, Video by Garland McLaurin WAMU
6/1/10 Best New Public Servant Baltimore City Paper
8/1/10 From Charm City to Farm City Urbanite Magazine
8/1/10 Baltimore seeds city farms as path to sustainability Grist
7/1/10 LeBron James; Food Deserts; Goaplele on Oscar Grant Verdict Michael Eric Dyson Show, 
88.9FM Public Radio
7/1/10 Menino Taps Chef as City Food Policy Director Boston Globe
7/1/10 Missing: Fresh food in Baltimore; New urban 'food czar' aims to change the way city eats Associated Press
7/1/10 Transforming Urban "Food Deserts", Kojo Nnamdi Radio Show Kojo Nnamdi Show 
WAMU 88.5 FM
7/1/10 Baltimore Gets One of the Country's First Food Czars Good Magazine
7/1/10 Baltimore’s First Food Czar Bringing Healthy Options to Low-Income Neighborhoods Huffington Post (AP)
6/1/10 Midday with Dan Rodricks WYPR Public Radio
6/1/10 Zoning for zucchini Baltimore Sun
6/1/10 A City of Gardens ‘Food czar’ seeks fresh produce for all The Daily Record
5/1/10 City schools serve up supper program Baltimore Sun
5/1/10 Maryland Morning - Securing Our Food WYPR Public Radio
5/1/10 City Targets Unhealthy Foods CNN TV News Clip
5/1/10 Baltimore names its first food czar Baltimore Sun
5/1/10 Baltimore introduces food policy director Associated Press
5/1/10 Baltimore's food czar has her work cut out for her Baltimore Sun
5/1/10 Baltimore City Introduces Food Policy Director WBAL radio