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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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Apple Aesthetics

In a country enamored with cosmetics — make-up, plastic surgeries, liposuction, whitened teeth, breast implants, tummy tucks, rhinoplasty, collagen laced lips, botox, tinted hair, makeover shows, skin deep aesthetics, anti-aging and wrinkle-free products — just an overall obssesion with youthful appearance, adding “pretty” little fruits to the bushel only makes sense.  A world of little esteem [...]

Mussels On The Wane?

Even though we are smack dab in the middle of this land mass called America, we must always be cognizant of the seas.  This is especially so given that more than 3.5 billion people depend on the ocean for their primary source of food, and in 20 years, this number could double. Here is another [...]

Peaches — Get It While You Can

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. ~Alice Walker August is National Peach Month. Prunus persica, a deciduous tree which bears an edible juicy fruit, is native to China, where it was first cultivated several thousand years ago. Peach trees [...]