Many years ago, I dated a chef. During his stint in culinary school, he would come home from nutrition class every day and ask me what I had eaten. I was always proud to tell him of the nutritious meals I had packed for work. That was when I was single and childless, and I [...]
Thank to all the wonderful community members and amazing food advocates who joined us on a chilly, rainy Durham evening last Friday for the Bull City Food Exchange part deux. Thanks to our own fearless Education Director, Leanne, the BCFE2 was hosted at the Center for Documentary Studies. The evening seemed to be one of [...]
When asked about what she could do to help people when it came to food, here is what little ten-year-old Safa had to say. Written by Safa, 10, USA “I could take care of people by giving them money, food, and clothes. For starters, I could create a group with kids and some help from [...]
After generations of women & girls starving themselves to look like the impossible Twiggy or obtain the 20-inch waist of Audrey Hepburn, the mainstream media finally began to understand and appreciate the fact that not everyone’s bodies are made the same. In attempts to normalize and value all the different body types that exist in [...]
Access to sufficient, affordable, and healthy foods is one of the key social justice issues of our time. This generation is expected to have a lower life expectancy than their parents. There exists a global hunger-obesity paradox: 1 billion people go hungry, another 1 billion are overweight. We can no longer sit on our hands and hope that someone else will take care of our food and our Earth. This is where WE ALL come in!
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Introducing our newly designed magazine for children and their families and teachers. New to this issue is ZomppaKids Korner, the children’s section loaded with hands-on activities and other useful information about healthy eating, environmental sustainability, and global cultures. The section for parents and educators offers more useful tips and delicious, healthy recipes.
This is the last of Sol Food Mobile Farm’s articles from their nationwide tour! Thank you for joining us on this journey. Don’t forget to check them out on PBS’ Grow a Greener World. It’s hard to believe that Sol Food has finally reached the final city of our national tour. We have visited a [...]
Sol Food Mobile Farm may be back in NC, but here is one of the last remaining three articles from their nationwide tour! Howdy from Austin, TX! After a wonderful month on the West Coast, the Sol Food bus booked it across the southwest into Austin, TX. We spent ten wonderful days in Austin that [...]