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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

Hungry Faces & Places

On a somber note, every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger related causes in this world.  Some one billion people suffer from chronic hunger worldwide.  In the United States alone, 2.8 million children are living in households with incomes of less than $2 per person per day. An additional 20 million Americans live in [...]

Bosom Buds (Beets)

At the market this week, someone was asking about these appeasing friends. Beautifully hued beets boast a subtle, earthy flavor and are supremely nutritious. With the scientific name of Beta vulgaris, they are vegetables from the amaranth family which has been cultivated for some 4,000 years. Beets are herbaceous biennial plants with stems growing some [...]

Save The Bees

Honey bees are a keystone species which refers to an arch’s top stone, without which both sides collapse — a lot vital to environmental equilibrium. The impact of this breed on its ecosystem and ultimately the human food chain cannot be gainsaid. So, should honey bees vanish, and the plants that relied on bees diminish, [...]