Indian Country Today highlighted the effort to create the Native American Farm, Ranch & Food Fund.
This W.K. Kellogg Foundation video highlights TOCA’s work to introduce traditional foods into school meals on the Tohono O’odham Nation.
PolicyLink’s America’s Tomorrow Newsletter featured TOCA’s work to establish Desert Rain Food Services, a social enterprise designed to bring healthy, local, traditional and scratch cook foods to all schools on the Tohono O’odham Nation.
In the Winter 2013/14 issue of Native Foodways Magazine, Tristan shared advice for how to get traditional foods on the menus of schools in Native American communities.
In this report by the National Clearinghouse for Youth, Tristan discusses TOCA’s approach to youth development.
Closing the Gap: Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities, a report by the Applied Research Center and Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, outlines issues of health disparities in the U.S. It features TOCA as one of the organizations that is effectively addressing the issue.
The Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development featured TOCA in this report on Creating Change: How Organizations Connect with Youth, Build Communities, and Strengthen Themselves.
Gabriel Thompson’s article in the Fall 2009 issue of Yes! Magazine explored TOCA’s efforts to redevelop a healthy and sustainable food system on the Tohono O’odham Nation.
This article in Food & Nutrition explores TOCA’s efforts to bring traditional foods back to the Tohono O’odham community.
Tristan Reader and Karen Blaine of TOCA were featured in a panel titled Building a Healthier Indian Country: Looking to the Future with an Eye to the Past at the 2008 meeting of NCAI.
In 2004, TOCA’s efforts to promote traditional foods to address the diabetes crisis in the Tohono O’odham community were featured on CBS News’ 60 Minutes.
This 2000 article from the New York Times reports on The Desert Walk for Health and Culture, a 240-mile pilgrimage to promote traditional foods, culture and wellness.
Cultural Survival author Lisa Matthews profiled TOCA’s food systems work in this 2006 article.
NPR’s All Things Considered featured TOCA’s Desert Rain Cafe and our efforts to provide healthy, traditional foods to the Tohono O’odham community.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Coordinator for Local and Regional Food Systems Elanor Starmer hosted a live Google+ Hangout to discuss the importance of a comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill to local and regional food systems at USDA on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Tristan was one of the invited presenters.