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    Food Day Kansas City 2014 – Apple Share

    You’re the apple of my eye. An apple for the teacher. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The apple as a positive image is pervasive in our culture. And it just so happens that it’s plentiful in Missouri and Kansas in October. With our trees bursting with fresh, crisp locally grown fruit, apples [...]

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Food Day – October 24, 2014

Food Day is a celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food, and a campaign for better food policies. It seeks to:

Promote safer, healthier diets

Support sustainable and organic farms

Reduce hunger

Reform factory farms to protect the environment and animals

Support fair working conditions for food and farm workers

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Food Day KC Blog

Minthe, Myth & Mint

Just try saying it repeatedly, rapidly, then again and again…minthe, myth, mint. A perennial flowering herb, mint (genus Mentha) belongs to the family Lamiaceae. Decidedly aromatic, with bright zest on the front end and a cool finish, mint is a culinary one man band—used fresh, but also in sauces, chutneys, vinaigrettes, pastas, teas, beverages, cocktails, jellies, syrups, [...]

Food Day T-Shirts…One of Life’s Bargains

Just noticed that Cafe Press has quite the doable tag on Food Day t-shirts, and better yet a portion of sales goes to support Food Day activities.  Take a gander at their site and order the t-shirt, sweatshirt, or hoodie of your choice to celebrate the Day.  Given that we are just one month away, it seems fitting to gift to self [...]

Save The Children

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and the facts are sobering. Some 80% of our children do not eat the recommended five or so servings of fruit or vegetables each day.  About one-third of American children are on the cusp of obese or just simply obese.  Annual medical costs for diet-related diseases, such as high blood [...]