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Advice from The Gambia: "When we collaborate, our impact becomes even greater"

As college students head back to campus this week,  I cannot stop thinking about Balanding Menneh, a young man I met from The Gambia.

Balanding is a junior at the University of Arizona. 381 more words


How to solve world hunger? 

Have you ever seen poor, hungry people and you feel sad about them? Have you seen food getting wasted in your parties, celebrations or even yesterday’s leftover meal in your fridge? 606 more words

Writer's Desk

Can a former vegetarian still embrace vegetarian ethics?

Right off the bat, I need to tell you: I am not the former vegetarian mentioned in the title of this post. I am a meat eater, full-fledged, all in.  494 more words

Waste Not, Want Not

When I go to the grocery store once a week, the first thing I encounter is fresh produce.  It is also the largest single category on my shopping list, which always includes at the very least green peppers, onions, parsley, celery, bananas, apples, as well as other fresh fruit and veggies.  1,098 more words

Social Commentary

My Thoughts About Beans

It is unseasonably hot this week in Florida.  It may surprise you to know that continuous soaring heat, factoring heat index values into triple numbers, is unusual for mid-summer Florida.  556 more words

Florida Lifestyle

I've been thinking a lot about world hunger lately...

But I haven’t figured out how to mail food to people starving in other countries without it going bad… or being stolen by warlords or corrupt politicians…