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Food

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Dana Frasz :: Youth and Foodbanks
by Dana Frasz
Student Dana Frasz took the initiative to alleviate hunger in Bronxville, New York and says we can do the same in our communities.
Commentary :: Food From the     Grassroots Commentary :: Food From the Grassroots
by Raj Patel
The food crisis is only getting worse. The answer involves a deep shift in the way our food comes to us.By making local governments pay attention to hunger, a range of organizations, working on everything from local food purchasing programs to farmers markets, are shaping the future of food.
The Power of Food The Power of Food
by Madeline Ostrander
Providing food for people in need – regardless of whether they are “deserving” is a central part of Sara Miles' spiritual journey. St Gregory's food pantry in San Francisco.
Why My Dad’s Going Green Why My Dad’s Going Green
by Kate Sheppard
Kate Sheppard recounts how she found common ground with her father, a conservative farmer. Environmental policies work for all.
Reinventing Our Food System Reinventing Our Food System
by Raj Patel
Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starved, speaks to Amy Goodman of Democracy Now about the food crisis.
Connect and Engage: Food and Water Connect and Engage: Food and Water
Give your students more hands-on activities with these captivating lesson plans about life’s most basic means of survival: food and water.
Reclaiming Corn and Culture Reclaiming Corn and Culture
by Wendy Call
NAFTA was sold as a win-win. After 14 years of losing, Mexican farmers are making their own trade rules—fair ones.
Peace Corps in Paraguay :: Photo Essay Peace Corps in Paraguay :: Photo Essay
by Justin Mog, Amanda Fuller
Peace Corps volunteers Justin Mog and Amanda Fuller were dispatched to an impoverished community in rural Paraguay, where they launched a seed bank, which loans tree, vegetable, and alternative crop seeds.
The Solution on our Dinner Plates The Solution on our Dinner Plates
by Guy Dauncey
Farm industries create 18% of global greenhouse gases, the solution to lowering that lies in eating vegetarian, eating local, and more.
People Taking Charge :5: Sharing Food, Breaking the Law People Taking Charge :5: Sharing Food, Breaking the Law
Orlando's Food Not Bombs Feed the Hungry in Downtown Parks, using direct action to create a grassroots alternative to the capitalist economy.
Food to Stay Food to Stay
by Gary Nabhan
Many communities in the U.S. ship food out--and ship the same food back in. What's the value of keeping it at home?
#5 :: Organic Farming Cooperatives #5 :: Organic Farming Cooperatives
Food Revolution: Americans Lose their Appetite for Anonymous Food
by Brian Halweil
Why are farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, direct farm-to-household marketing, organics, and humanely raised meats all on the increase?
Organic Produce Goes to School
by Rebecca Clarren
Farmers are struggling to stay on the land. Meanwhile, obesity is epidemic among U.S. children. A movement is creating a solution to both problems by linking schools to sources of local organic produce. The kids don’t seem to miss the deep fryers.
West Oakland Gets Fresh
by Jodi Helmer, Carolyn McConnell
Teenagers bring fresh produce to vacant lots of West Oakland neighborhoods.
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