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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

We Eat, Therefore We Are

Our very existence depends on food.  Beyond any doubt, proper nutrition allows our bodies to  survive and thrive.  A balanced diet grants the fuel and nutrients needed to attain optimal health and accomplish essential tasks.  This may sound self-explanatory, even inane at times – but eating hale to live well is too often forgotten. While dietary and nutritional research is constantly evolving, perhaps a primer is in order.      [...]

Conference of Mayors Endorses Food Day 2012

America’s mayors have formally announced their support for Food Day—the nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.  At a meeting in Orlando, the U.S. Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution declaring October 24 as Food Day and urging all mayors to participate. Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Philadephia Mayor Michael A. Nutter were [...]

Food Day KC — October 24, 2012

Eat Real, Live Well! Food Day intends to enhance the food chain. A grassroots event sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a nonprofit watchdog group that has struggled for accurate labeling, better nutrition, and safer eats for decades. Food Day celebrates food’s significance as an integral part of the human condition [...]