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The Chocolate App - Eat Your Ethics

Slavery free chocolate – there’s an app for that.

The Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) is a small non-profit here in the Bay Area that ascribes to the old adage – Think Globally, Act Locally. 398 more words


Our community garden.

Our community garden was Kary’s dream.

Luckily, Kary is a practical dreamer.

She hoop-jumped until the City of Tallahassee gave us the use of a chunk of land at the elbow-bend where Roberts becomes Jackson Bluff, a curve so tight school buses take down the traffic arrows along with the occasional decorative crepe myrtle. 711 more words

Adrian Fogelin

This is how to build a successful business

Want to build a successful business? Use anthropology:

“Before we did anything, we brought together a group of community leaders, and we just asked them to tell us exactly what it is they were looking for in a neighborhood grocery store.” – Jeff Brown, a fourth-generation grocer… 32 more words

La Salle's efforts a small step to fix a large problem

The nutritional problems facing urban areas are glaring. Whether they aren’t able to get enough food or are eating the wrong things and becoming obese, it’s an issue that faces most inner-city neighborhoods. 931 more words

Fighting Hunger

Curbing Food Waste by Gleaning

Today’s blog comes from our Hotline Manager, Amanda, who came across this incredible environmental resource called “Gleaners”. When she first presented the idea of gleaning, much of our staff thought it was a play on words to promote green cleaning solutions, we were wrong. 477 more words


American Hispanics' Access to Healthy Foods

The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 called for a request for the Economic Research Service to do a study on the prevalence of food deserts in the United States. 362 more words

Gardens Fighting Deserts

The dilemma of improving nutrition in the United States is not answered by simply educating people on what to eat. Many people may already know what they should be eating.  686 more words