World Food Day is next week, Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Please join Oxfam in supporting World Food Day by hosting a World Food Day dinner that fosters a conversation about where your food comes from, who cultivates it, and how you can take personal actions that will make the food system more just and sustainable.
Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and injustice. Sign up on the Oxfam website to host a World Food Day dinner discussion. Oxfam has tons of free materials including a discussion guide, placemats, and recipe ideas from acclaimed chefs Jamie Oliver, Mary Sue Milliken, and others.
What else can you do to help world hunger? Check out the GROW Method, a new way of thinking about food and how we buy, prepare and eat it.
- Our planet produces enough food for everyone, yet nearly one billion of us (1 in every 7 people) still go to bed hungry.
- About a third of the food produced for our plates ends up lost or wasted between farm and fork.
- One pound of ground beef for your family uses more than 28,000 cups of water to produce—that’s enough to fill 20 bathtubs to the brim, and then some!
- World Food Day discussion guide full of facts and figures
- GROW Method cookbook on Pinterest – share your GROW Method recipes on Pinterest and tag them #GROWmethod and they will be added to the cookbook
- World Food Day Facebook Event
- GROW Method on Facebook
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