BwoB staffers, Maggy Keet and Lillian Huang both live in New York. Here they talk about Hurricane Sandy from their experience and list several ways that you can help, whether you’re near or far.
The beaches of Long Island hold special memories for me as I grew up in eastern Long Island. There [...]
In our last twitter chat with Why Hunger we all learned what GMOs were – genetically modified organisms. Why Hunger busted the myth that we need chemicals & genetically modified seeds to end hunger, especially with a growing population and warming planet. We can’t produce our way out of the [...]
Food sovereignty is the right of people to determine their own food and agriculture policies; the democratization of food and agriculture. (source)
As we continue our partnership with Why Hunger we are all learning more about issues of hunger and the myths regarding food shortages. As we found out in our latest twitter chat: It is a myth that there is not enough food to feed the world. Yet there are many [...]
Written by David Anderson of Finding Your Soul
A man named Donald Patterson of Dayton, Ohio, tells an embarrassing story about the big cranberry scare. It happened some years ago, just at Thanksgiving time. Some pesticide had tainted a portion of the nation’s cranberry crop. This thing is, [...]
Written by Jackie of La Casa de Sweets
The children in this photo look so happy, so carefree. It’s hard to imagine that they are sitting in the middle of a refugee camp in Kenya, waiting for food. They are part of a group of about 13 million people [...]
(as relayed by Kathy Browning of The Cheap Gourmet)
The Cheap Gourmet founder, Kathy Browning, is hosting “Cooking for Colebear” to raise funds and awareness for Out of the Darkness Community Walks hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
”Cooking for Colebear” is a [...]
Written by Jeanne Hodesh of GrowNYC’s Greenmarket
While New York City was largely spared from Hurricane Irene, many of the small family farms that fill GrowNYC’s Greenmarkets with their incredible bounty this time of year took a devastating hit. In the wake of the storm’s [...]
Texas is burning.
After the driest, hottest summer in almost a century, high winds sparked fires across the state on Sunday. One wildfire alone has burned over 34,000 acres, destroyed 600 homes and caused the complete evacuation [...]
Here are the winners of the KitchenAid giveaway:
5-speed Immersion Blender: Elizabeth of Guilty Kitchen
13-cup Food Processor: Jessica Forkner
7-quart Stand Mixer: Jennifer Groves
Congratulations! We’ll be in touch with you via email.
Thank you to all who commented. It warmed our hearts to read [...]