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Don't let them eat KD; only the best for the poor

I had a mixed reaction reading this article about a food bank rejecting “unhealthy” food items last week. Of course, I think that they should reject opened packages and half-eaten items. 352 more words

Five days on a Hamper Diet: surviving, or thriving?

In two other posts, our intrepid summer students discussed “living inside the box,” including planning meals and dealing with the unexpected when your only groceries are from the Emergency Food Program. 2,093 more words

Emergency Food Hamper Program

The Fat's in the Fire

I can’t say that I obsess about gaining weight, but living in a developed country where beauty and svelteness are idealized, it is difficult to balance my desire for food with cutting calories. 762 more words

Poverty

If You Eat, You're In!

In the autumn of 2013, Susan began work on her MA Sustainable Design program. Throughout the coming months, she recognised a recurring theme of food in each of her projects. 347 more words

Food Insecurity

We Can And Must Do Better

The following is a response I provided on a friend’s Facebook feed. The response follows a set of comments voiced in reply to this article: … 808 more words

Health

Kenya and the additional burden of climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report identifies food insecurity as one of the key risks of climate change, potentially affecting all aspects of food security. 489 more words