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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Because we believe that children are natural advocates for a just and healthy and sustainable world, Zomppa ® works with children to generate excitement and empower with information. Our programs aim to go where kids learn and play, engage voices historically marginalized, and help instill curiosity for a generation of healthy global citizens.
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.
Superstorm Sandy has passed, but has left her mark on many through the U.S. We wish everyone the very best during the recovery, especially during this coming holiday season. Please consider donating to the American Red Cross to help support those affected by Sandy.
Our innovative Zompping for Food and Planet curriculum is designed to be flexible and adaptable for educators, parents, and community organizers. The curriculum brings children on a journey around the world to learn about other cultures and people through food.
A study conducted in Taiwan revealed that 92% of respondents were interested in growing some of their own food. 78% of urbanites thought it would be a great opportunity for retirement and 22% for business opportunities. Earth Passengers was founded as a non-profit to educate the public on sustainable practices, including the promotion of local […]
Zomppa Supporters! We’ve got something super exciting coming to you next Monday, October 1! We can’t wait to share it with you! In the meantime, we’d like to inform you of a couple of changes to the website. If you haven’t already noticed, Zomppa has reduced the number of weekly featured posts down to one; […]
Based on Time Bank concepts of exchanging time and talent as a way to build caring community economies, Grow Utah First is a statewide initiative that seeks to promote sustainable living. Taking an interdisciplinary approach of art, education, and environmental sustainability, this private-public partnership aims to grow all the food consumed in Utah in Utah, […]