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The Cambridge Family on Relieving Hunger

As September comes to a close, it seems fitting to end the month with a second blog post about hunger action (previous one here), since September is… 563 more words

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Free Preview of #foodcrisis Graphic Novel

Preview Evan Fraser’s forthcoming graphic novel #foodcrisis free here: http://tinyurl.com/kmou4mw

Fraser’s story is based on the food crisis of 2008 to 2012, when soaring food prices caused widespread hunger and rioting, while a happy few enjoyed record profits. 8 more words


Trick or Eat

The following public service announcement is from Students for Good Food for All:

“1.4 million Canadian households experience food insecurity, which amounts to nearly 1 in 8 households.

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Miscounting the hungry

Every year, around this time, the F.A.O. (the Food and Agriculture Organisation, an agency of the United Nations) publishes its report on hunger — or, as it is now called, “food insecurity.” What most people remember are the numbers: whether hunger went up or down, and by how much.

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SNAP Pledge: Day seven

At the end of this week, I have basically completely run out of groceries. I’m on my last bit of tofu, eggs, and bread, the last of the oatmeal was used this morning, and I no longer have vegetable stock, broccoli, or onions. 595 more words


How You Can Help Feed The World - Yes You

In order to feed an expected population of 9 billion by 2050, we’ll have to produce 60% more food over 35 years. But climate change is making that nearly impossible. 13 more words


SNAP Pledge: From scratch

I had this idea that today I would try and make pasta from scratch, and I honestly don’t think I’ll be buying pre-made pasta again. Considering how surprisingly expensive pasta can be, it was nice to realize that making fresh pasta is extremely simple. 417 more words