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Take Action for Good Food

| January 20, 2013 | 4 Comments
Take Action for Good Food




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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Why We Care

| January 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Why We Care




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.

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Volume 2 Issue 1: Winter 2013

| January 20, 2013 | 7 Comments
Volume 2 Issue 1: Winter 2013




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.

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Zomppa Magazine Vol. 1. Issue 2. Nov/Dec 2012

| November 1, 2012 | 15 Comments
Zomppa Magazine Vol. 1. Issue 2. Nov/Dec 2012




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.

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Zompping for Food and Planet Curriculum

| October 1, 2012 | 8 Comments
Zompping for Food and Planet Curriculum




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.

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Earth Passengers: Class Act

| September 28, 2012 | 4 Comments
Earth Passengers: Class Act




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 […]

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Grape Juice: Frank Food

| September 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
Grape Juice: Frank Food




Frank food is a series that wants your opinion about what is FRANK food and what is FRANKENSTEIN food. Please share your opinion! You walk into the store and have to buy one. Which one is MORE FRANK to you? [polldaddy poll=6170891]

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Secret Something Revealed Soon!!!!!

| September 24, 2012 | 3 Comments
Secret Something Revealed Soon!!!!!




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; […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington




The Sol Food Mobile Farm crew is half-way in their nationwide journey! Guess where they are now? Take a look at some of the organizations at which they have stopped across the U.S. here. Traveling Across the West After leaving Yellowstone National Park, our bus headed to Bozeman, Montana for a much needed restock.  We […]

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Grow Utah First: Class Act

| September 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Grow Utah First: Class Act




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, […]

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