Annual Reports

Food First annual reports, published every spring as a special issue of our News & Views newsletter, detail our work, accomplishments and financials for the previous fiscal year. You may also download our 2019 IRS 990 tax form.

2013 Annual Report

Spring 2014, Vol. 36, No. 132 In 2013, Food First made remarkable strides building grassroots movements and educating the public about the root causes of hunger, globally and locally.

2012 Annual Report

Spring 2013, Vol. 35, No. 128 2012 was the year that movements for food security, food justice and food sovereignty adjusted course. In the face of continuing food crises, farmers, gardeners, workers and consumers came together.

2011 Annual Report

Spring 2012, Vol. 34, No. 124 Did you feel it? A seismic tremor shook our food system last year. Though low on the “Richter Scale” of social change, it opened deep cracks in the corporate food regime.

2010 Annual Report

Spring 2011, Vol. 33, No. 120 Due to the world economic crisis, Food First, like so many organizations faced serious budget shortfalls with grants down by 61% and individual donations down by 17% in 2009-2010 compared to the previous fiscal year.

2009 Annual Report

Spring 2010, Vol. 32, No. 116 In 2010, we will continue to expose the roots of hunger and promote the changes needed to transform our food systems. We also work within US-based coalitions including the Community Food Security Coalition.

2008 Annual Report

Spring 2009, Vol. 31, No. 112 Food First staff and interns spent much of 2008 documenting the root causes of the food crisis for a book slated for June 2009 publication, Food Rebellions: Crisis and the Hunger for Justice.

2007 Annual Report

Spring 2008, Vol. 30, No. 108 Last year the world grain harvests set a new record—the most abundant in the planet’s history. The United States alone planted over 90 million acres to corn. Yet we also saw a rise in the number of hungry people worldwide.

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