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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

In The Beginning…

That ever perplexing riddle: which came first, the chicken or the egg? British researchers claim to have resolved this mystery. Apparently, a protein found only in a chicken’s ovaries is necessary for the formation of the egg. This same protein (ovocledidin-17) enhances the development of the hard shell, which is essential to protecting the delicate [...]

Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is one of the most esteemed science based food advocacy groups in the country. It is the organized voice of the American public on nutrition, food safety, health and other related issues. Not only does the CSPI keep the public informed about food safety, labeling and [...]

Slow Food

Bra, a town and commune nestled in the foothills of the Alps in Piedmonte, Italy, is home to the “slow food” movement, a response to the so-called fast food revolution.   Slow Food occupies the crossroads of ecology and gastronomy, ethics and pleasure. A way of eating and living, it is a grassroots organization with supporters around [...]