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Urban Farming (not Keith!)

This past summer I did a bit of volunteering at a local urban farming plot that some friends facilitate. They have been given half of a parking lot in the middle of Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, BC to set up small garden plots. They fit about six 3×5 plots for specific [...]

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We Scare Hunger

What are you doing this Halloween? Forget about Bane, zombies, Black Widow, Gothic Fairytale Princess, Honey Boo Boo, Thor and the others.
Be a REAL HERO this season. The trick is to give the treat of food and a full cupboard to others this season. Check out this vid and plan to participate with your friends, [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday

[ June 4, 2010; ]
May Focus on Food & Water

END WATER POVERTY
Without water, life would not exist. It is needed for all life and plays an important role in economic development.

But, nearly one billion people – about one in eight – lack access to clean water. More than twice that many, 2.5 billion people, don’t have access to a [...]

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Hunger Awareness Day 2010

[ June 1, 2010; ]

and in French

Most of us don’t have to think about things like – should I pay my electric bill and have lights OR should I go get some groceries. Or the scenario might be that mom just has a piece of toast for dinner so that the rest of the family can eat what little [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday

[ May 21, 2010; ] A big part of the global food and water crisis is this un-natural desire the 21st Century human population has for more, more, more.

Our current generations are defined by consumerism. Taking in as much as we can. Piling up stuff, buying the better upgraded version new stuff (like cell phones, computers and .mp3 players) [...]

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Justice League – Fightin’ Friday

[ May 14, 2010; ] May Focus on Food & Water

THAT’S NOT FAIR
Ever heard kids say “that’s not fair” their sister or brother may have got a bit more mint choc ice cream than them, just because that’s the way it fell off the spoon when mum dished it out, and in that moment of crying “not fair” their voices [...]

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Justice Focus: Food & Water

[ May 1, 2010; ] Where did all the water go? Why is hunger still here?

WATER
Water is a basic human need, our bodies are made up of about 70% water and it is essential to the human body. In the developed West we have access to clean, safe water, and we tend to use it generously with out [...]

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