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Malnutrition, Boycotts, and Food Deserts: Culture and Food Justice from the Harlem Renaissance to Today

Not only a necessity of life, food is also essential to our culture in the United States. Different flavors and recipes have been passed down generation to generation, and shared along state borders and city neighborhoods. 1,064 more words

Racism

Eco-licious

Happy Friday…and some things to cheer about, get pissed about, get inspired by, and think long and hard about…

EcoGrrl-icious

"Water, Water Everywhere Nor Not A Drop To Drink..."

Note: I wrote this on January 17.  Since then, I have gotten stranded at the store on the 18th for almost 2 hours in 6 below weather (because the bus driver decided to skip the stop – he has done that numerous times but that’s a post for another day).   2,171 more words

Social Issues

Trap Garden- Nashville Urban Gardening teams up with KIND Causes

Trap Garden

(copy rights owned by Robert Horton)

Please vote here to help Rob win $10,000 towards his urban gardening project!

About the Trap Garden… 404 more words

Healthy

Day 10: A fruit you dislike and why (also poverty, ridiculous Christmas cookery shows, and food deserts)

CN: I discuss food a lot in this post

Damn those fucking tomatoes.

What the hell are you? I know you’re a fruit but you’re so good at pretending to be a vegetable. 782 more words

Fleeing Food Deserts in order to Seek Nutritional Justice

So, while I was gliding my way through my newsfeed on Facebook a couple of days ago I came across this meme:

Within seconds of seeing this, I felt the need to respond and in doing so I said… 504 more words

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NC Greensboro's Black Community Comes Together

For almost two decades, the residents who live in a predominantly African-American Greensboro neighborhood didn’t have a place to shop for food. The community tried to attract the attention of a popular grocery store, but when that plan didn’t work, they decided to open their own store.

Read more: http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/11/2…

Sincere Life