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Connect and Engage: Local Food Connect and Engage: Local Food
Here’s an array of colorful, practical, and compelling materials that you can use not only in your classroom but also in your profession and everyday life.
YES! Recommends: Food For Everyone YES! Recommends: Food For Everyone
Raising youth: growing food, justice, and leadership in your classroom. These articles from the Food For Everyone issue of YES! Magazine embody the possibilities when we take our health and our food into our own hands.
Invite the World for Dinner Invite the World for Dinner
by Jim Haynes
Every week for the past 30 years, Jim Haynes has hosted a Sunday dinner in his home in Paris. People, including total strangers, call or e-mail to book a spot. The first 50 or 60 people who call may come, and twice that many when the weather is nice and the crowd can overflow into the garden.
Food for Everyone :: Resource     Guide Food for Everyone :: Resource Guide
by Anna Stern
People across the country and throughout the world are realizing that to confront the climate crisis and create secure and healthy communities, we’ll need vibrant regional food systems. Interested in growing a local food revolution in your kitchen or community? Here are some helpful resources that inspired YES! as we produced this issue.
Food for Everyone :: Discussion Guide Food for Everyone :: Discussion Guide
The Food for Everyone issue of YES! Magazine looks at the people who are working to restore flavor, nutrition, and joy to our food, and to make it available to everyone. Use this discussion guide to talk about the issues with your group.
How to Get Involved in Food Policy Councils How to Get Involved in Food Policy Councils
by Mark Winne
Here are seven tips for local food citizens interested in organizing food policy councils.
YES! Picks :: Our Favorite     Cookbooks YES! Picks :: Our Favorite Cookbooks
The staff here at YES! has put together their ultimate cookbook shelf. Take a look and Bon Appetit!
New Crop of Farmers :: Kristine & Ryan Jepsen   New Crop of Farmers :: Kristine & Ryan Jepsen
by Anna Stern, Kim Nochi
We wanted to prove to ourselves that small-scale sustainable agriculture can flourish, providing both good food and livelihoods for our friends, neighbors, and regional food network.
New Crop of Farmers :: Brian & Meghan Peterka      New Crop of Farmers :: Brian & Meghan Peterka
by Anna Stern, Kim Nochi
Today’s young farmers are protecting the land and the seeds, reclaiming farming traditions, and sharing the abundance with family and community. Meet a bunch of those young farmers in our photo essay.
Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities.
Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food     Crisis Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis
by Eric Holt-Gimenez
Resistance to the trade and “aid” policies that displace farmers and increase hunger.
The City that Ended Hunger The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappé
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly? Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly?
by Madeline Ostrander
A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert
by Roger Bybee
Will Allen’s farm offers fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, and a taste of the delicious possibilities of farming the urban food deserts.
Just the Facts :: Corporate Food Just the Facts :: Corporate Food
Hunger. Pollution. Instability. Obesity. The problem with corporate food--by the numbers.
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