November 20, 2014 – Kim Kessler, Policy and Special Programs Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, aired the eleventh episode of “Eating Matters,” on Heritage Radio Network titled “A Food Pantry in Brooklyn.” In this episode, Kim welcomes Dr. Melony Samuels, the Executive Director of the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH). As the largest food pantry in Brooklyn, BSCAH takes a holistic approach to combating hunger and offers a host of vital services to the over 11,000 clients that they serve a month. Kim asks Melony how she got her start and founded the BSCAH and how she has seen positive change for those helped by the BSCAH. After the break, Melony describes the layout of the food pantry, the process of receiving donations, and her thoughts on current food policy.
Listen to Episode 11