Who We Are

The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust works with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers in the city and across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food.

Recent Recognition

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Penn Institute for Urban Research: The Food Trust Executive Director Recipient of Urban Leadership Award

Penn Institute for Urban Research recognizes exemplary innovators who have demonstrated the vision and leadership necessary to revitalize urban centers, respond to urban crises, and champion sustainable development and social inclusion in urban areas across the United States and around the globe with its Urban Leadership Award.

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Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations: The Food Trust is a Nonprofit Leader

The Food Trust was the recipient of the Human Rights Award for a Nonprofit Organization.

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Philanthropedia: The Food Trust Among Top in Field

The Food Trust ranked #2 in a list of the top “high-impact” nonprofits in America working in field of health and childhood nutrition. This survey was conducted by Philanthropedia, a division of GuideStar USA.

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Philadelphia SmartCEO: The Food Trust Executive Director One of Philadelphia's Top Female Leaders

Executive Director Yael Lehmann was selected as one of Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine's Brava! Women Business Achievement Award recipients. The award honors the success of women business leaders.