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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

Corn — Bumper to Bust?

For this season, American farmers planted the largest corn acreage in 75 years. Those lofty expectations fell by the wayside in some places as temperatures have soared and precipitation has plummeted. Withered stalks with no ears, no shoots, and no tassels with curling leaves and ominous yellowish hued stems have sprouted across much of the [...]

It’s A Fennel Affair

A promised retun to the land. Woody Guthrie, born nearly one hundred years ago, remains an iconic singer, songwriter and social activist whose audacious songs about our country’s have nots have been translated into numerous languages and resonate from the discs of other revered musicians. He penned songs about families facing foreclosure by unscrupulous banks, [...]

A Burger Practicum

Before we shift to greens from the soil and whatever ramblings, a final note on that revered trio of patty + cheese + bun. Then, it is time to return to earth for at least a short while. This post is not meant to be some step-by-step or how-to on creating a peerless backyard burger, [...]