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Winter Weather Storm Updates

Three Ways to Help Dallas Mutual Aid Groups During the Freezing Weather

And they could really use your help, too. If you have any spare warm clothes in good condition laying around or have some spare dollars, then send them to these local do-gooders. Every donation helps.
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The 4DWN parking lot becomes a temporary food distribution center on Wednesdays, when volunteers, artists, community members, skaters help organize produce boxes for those living with food insecurity in Dallas.
Events

4DWN Skatepark and Harvest Project Food Rescue Are Throwing a Community Bash

The two local groups will host a free event with art, music, and food called (de)CONSTRUCT(ed) on December 10.
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Food Justice

KERA Airs Dallas Food Justice Documentary About Oak Cliff and West Dallas

As part of KERA’s 29th season of its “Frame of Mind” series, director Elroy “EJ” Johnson’s film, “A Food Justice Story,” shows the resiliency of communities of color.
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Feed the People Dallas volunteers making care packages last week at Lake Cliff Park.
Food & Drink

Feed the People Dallas Works With a Local Chef on a New Free Meal Program

As the mutual aid collective celebrates its first anniversary this month, it looks to expand its community programs.
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A community fridge from The People's Fridge is hosted at the Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space at the White Rock Community Church in East Dallas.
Food & Drink

How a Dallas Network of Community Fridges Helps Feed Food Insecure Residents

The People's Fridge has three refrigerators and counting across Dallas' most vulnerable areas.
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Goodr's event in Houston shortly after the February storms.
Events

A Pop-Up Grocery Is Coming to Fair Park

In an effort to provide free fresh produce and grocery goods to food insecure families in Dallas, the food recovery company Goodr will pop-up this Saturday, April 17.
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District 2 city council candidates (from left to right) Sana Syed, Raha Assadi, and Jennifer Cortez at the Food Justice
Politics & Government

Dallas Council Candidates Discuss Food Insecurity at Town Hall with Food Justice Orgs

Some of the District 2 candidates gathered for a talk on April 13 at the Dallas Farmers Market. More conversations are slated for this week with other district runners.
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Off the Menu

Latino Activist Calls for a Boycott of Mi Cocina in Dallas. Ray Washburne Lashes Out at Protest Organizer

Carlos Quintanilla, leader of the group Accion American has a taco to pick with Mi Cocina co-owner Ray Washburne. He's calling for a boycott of the restaurant if Trump shows up there.
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Politics of Food

Twitter Talk Tuesday: Greg Abbott and Ted Nugent at El Guapo’s in Denton

Tex-Mex, politics, and Twitter controversy. All in one morning.
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International Food

Stupid or Genius? Two Dudes Open a Chinese-American Restaurant in Shanghai

Fortune Cookie serves sesame chicken in one of the best dining capitals in the world.
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