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On Food Day, Nation Celebrates Real Food, Casts Light on Food Injustices

Communities all over the country will gather on or around Friday, October 24, for Food Day, an annual celebration to help draw attention to food justice issues, such as access to healthy food and the treatment of farm and food workers. 895 more words

Nutrition

The Consequences of Global Food Insecurity

In the recent wake of cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, legislators have proposed a new policy to increase food security among those most affected by limited access to adequate nutrition. 10 more words

Food Security Alert for Central America

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC DISASTERS
DROUGHT
COFFEE RUST (Hemileia vastatrix)
CROP DISASTERS
STATE OF EMERGENCY
FAMINE
MAIN SCENARIOS 900, 817, 808, 800,  444, 300, 277, 255, 244, 111, 101, 100, 03, 02… 272 more words

Global Disaster Watch

Sorting boxes at the Durham Food Bank

This past Saturday, my husband and I got up early to help out at the Durham Food Bank.  I have volunteered at the Community Food Bank in Southern Arizona before, so I wanted to check out the Durham Branch and learn more about the people it serves. 129 more words

Durham

Stomachs full of Corn

America would not be called starving in any sort of the word. Actually, America was listed as number one on a list by US News… 474 more words

All Y'All (A Guest Sermon)

This guest sermon was preached by The Rev. Margeret E. Howland at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost,  October 19, 2014. 2,537 more words

Sermons

CLIMATE CHANGE- SPURRING PUBLIC HEALTH’S NEXT GREAT CHALLENGE (PART 3 OF 3)

Climate change, commonly known as “global warming”, is happening and has been happening for the better half of the past 1 million years. Although this series of posts is indeed regarding climate change, I will not be defending the science of climate change for the skeptics. 1,325 more words