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Ed Emery thinks hungry Missourians should be treated like animals

Know someone who’s hungry and not because he or she skipped a mean or wants to cut down on calories? If you don’t think you do, you might be wrong. 701 more words

Terminology: Complicating "Food Desert"

Food desert versus food justice:

According to the USDA, food deserts are generally categorized as locations where low-income residents are located more than one mile (urban) or ten miles (rural) from a grocery store, or in areas without access to fresh produce (“Definition,” No Date). 265 more words

"$2 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America"

The Greater Chicago Food Depository invites you to join us on Thursday, May 5 at 9 a.m. for a panel discussion with Kathryn Edin, author of the bestselling book “$2 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.” This free event, hosted by the Woods Fund Chicago, will focus on the daily struggles experienced by millions of Americans living in abject poverty. 65 more words

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The Tree of Life

Most every morning, I read three things: Morning Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer, Brother Give us a Word from the Society of Saint John the Evangelist, and… 453 more words

Bible

Hungry at Home: Recognizing Privilege

When did you first realize you had more than someone else? Less than someone else? That’s the question we’re posing in today’s installment of #HungryatHome, to open up a discussion about privilege, and how to recognize your own as well as that of larger groups. 30 more words

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Food Insecurity and West Oakland

I’m from Monterey Bay Area, which isn’t quite the same thing as the San Francisco Bay Area, but it’s pretty close and I’m familiar with the vicinity. 382 more words

The Hunger Banquet Seeks to Solve Food Insecurity at FRCC

The USDA defines food insecurity as a state in which “consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources at times during the year.” According to… 571 more words

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