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Embracing Our Green Thumb for Good Food Gardens

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Wednesday, Food Network and Cablevision teamed up with local volunteers and students to attack child hunger and promote healthy eating habits by creating a community “Good Food Garden” at PS 55 Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in the Bronx.

Unsung Heroes Combating Childhood Hunger

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Throughout this blog we’ve highlighted the special relationship between Food Network and our national outreach partner, Share Our Strength. Last week’s screening of the network’s HUNGER HITS HOME documentary at Long Island Lutheran Middle School and High School in Brookville, N.Y. – an event hosted by our Content Marketing and Distribution Team and Cablevision – was the latest in a long line of initiatives dedicated to ending childhood hunger by 2015.

"Kitchen Crashing" at N Street Village

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Community is something near and dear to our hearts. One of our many fulfilling outreach partnerships is with the amazing people at N Street Village, which provides shelter, food and rehabilitation services to homeless women in the Northwest D.C. area.

Teaming Up This Holiday to End Childhood Hunger

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Thanksgiving Eve can get pretty hectic. It’s not only the busiest travel day of the year, but also when the prep work for Thanksgiving feasts across the country kick into high gear.

The War on Empathy: Marion Nestle and George Lakoff

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Remember when President Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, and “empathy” was transformed by some political commentators into a dirty word? This week on Sea Change Radio, we talk to two giants in their respective fields who think empathy is probably pretty important, especially when it comes to policy.

First Global Conference On Food Security

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Wageningen, September 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A multifaceted problem: How can the world feed its children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in a future facing an ever-growing global population, poverty, growing scarcities of drinking water and agricultural land, and of course the elusive climate change? And at what price? Nobody knows the answer.

Books and Food Go Well Together

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School children who attend the Detroit Public Library (DPL) have been in for a treat (literarily and literally) at the after school reading programs at DPL sites throughout the city. Besides words, they have been getting free nutritious snacks to help them concentrate better on the readings. The project is a partnership between DPL, Forgotten Harvest and The Chrysler Foundation.

The Latest Buzz On Bees

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Back in 2010 we had entomologist John Hafernik on Sea Change Radio to explain what was going on with the honey bees and colony collapse disorder. Today’s guest, Hannah Nordhaus, picks up where Dr. Hafernik left off, with her new book, “The Beekeeper’s Lament.”
 

ACTrees Announces Community Groves Program To Grow Urban Orchards

With Over 90% of Americans Living in Urban Areas, Many Have Limited Access to Fresh, Healthful Food.
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Washington, DC, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) announces the launch of Community GrovesSM, a program to improve the health and livability of neighborhoods through planting, maintaining, and harvesting fruit and nut trees.

“Healthy trees make healthy communities, and local food sourcing is enhanced when fruit and nut trees are added to community gardens,” said Carrie Gallagher, Executive Director of ACTrees.

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