OneWorld "Perspectives": Farm To Table (good reference for MyFoodStory)
Dear Perspectives reader:
As so many of us sit down to holiday feasts over the coming month,
why do close to 1 billion people still go hungry? This issue of
Perspectives takes a closer look at the links between agriculture
and poverty and assesses the impacts of growing trends to buy
organic, local, and fairly traded products.
The entire edition of Perspectives is available below and can be found on the Web at:
Don't forget to add your thoughts to the "Community Space" section, and don't miss
our live chat with Worldwatch's Brian Halweil. He'll join us next Tuesday from 2-3 pm
(EST) to help connect the dots between what we eat and how it helps or harms our
communities and the environment. Ask Brian your question today.
Issue 11, December 2006
� Editor�s Letter
� About Perspectives
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� RSS Food & Ag. Coverage
IN-DEPTHIn a world where there is enough food for everyone, why is hunger still so pervasive and how can agricultural policies make a difference?A growing number are choosing more organic and locally produced products, eschewing the hidden costs in the conventional food system. GET INVOLVED!LIVE CHAT
Brian Halweil will help us connect the dots between what we eat and how it helps or harms our communities and the environment. Ask Brian a question today or join us live Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2-3 pm (EST).
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Farm to Table
In a world of plenty, why do nearly 1 billion people still go hungry? How do
our choices of what to eat affect our communities, the environment, and
workers halfway around the world? As so many of us sit down to holiday
feasts this month, OneWorld's Perspectives magazine takes a closer look
at the links between agriculture and poverty and assesses the impacts
of growing trends to buy organic, local, and fairly traded products.