Healthy Affordable Food for All (HAFA) was formed in 2005 as a coalition of advocates, service providers and local food activists working to increase access to healthy, affordable food in all D.C. neighborhoods.
Every day in the District of Columbia, one out of eight households struggles against hunger. D.C. residents need three things to be healthy: money to consistently buy a nourishing diet; knowledge on how to make nutritious food choices; and healthy, affordable food outlets in their neighborhoods.
Our work is driven by the disconnect between what D.C. residents need and what they have:
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This group is now working to create a food systems council in DC. For the latest updates on these efforts and other projects, check out the DC Food for All Blog. If you are interested in learning more about our work or would like to attend our meetings, please contact us.