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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Earth Talk: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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Rooftops Newsletter: The Truth That Lies Beneath The Surface

Our last blog post entitled “In the Numbers” took a hard look at demographics and speculated about how the aging of the Millennials and Gen Xers might impact senior hunger rates in the future. Today …
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Scream Acres Haunted Attraction 2017

Attractions:Cell block z: The zombie apocolypse has taken over a prison- claiming all inside.  The most terrifying experience yet, can you make it out alive?  Or will Cell Block Z claim you?The Cornf…
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Wine With the Witch 2017

Attention Ladies!  Are you ready for a night-out?  Leave the kids at home and come join us for Wine With the Witch at Bloomsbury Farm!  You will enjoy an evening full of deliciously frightful finger-…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Everyone Has To Eat

There is little to dispute that statement. Food, as we all know, is critical to maintaining life and health. Everyone does have to eat, but not everyone has to, or even wants to, eat the same things.…
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Rooftops Newsletter: How Do You Solve A Persistent Problem?

When the Problem is Persistent, The Solution is Persistence Again this week, as the news focuses on the President’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, news outlets across the country are carr…
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Earth Talk: If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally?

Dear EarthTalk: Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now and then. If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself envi…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Friday Friends

Friday Friends  In this space at the end of February, when we announced that Enid Borden had once again been invited to be a Regular Contributor to the HuffPost, we wrote "While readers can exp…
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Earth Talk: Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won't be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming?

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won't be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming anyway, even if the U.S. and the other participating countries honor th…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Waste Not, Want Not

In this space we generally focus on big waste, that is, we report on the work that we are doing through our What A Waste® projects at Senior Nutrition Programs across the country. We look at the prog…
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Earth Talk: Dogs, Cats and Climate Change

Dear EarthTalk: Is it really true that our dogs and cats are major contributors to climate change, and if so what can we do about it? -- C.S. Unfortunately, our beloved dogs and …
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AmericanTowns Heroes: Citizens Get A Lesson in Gardening And Community Building

Not everyone has a green thumb, but for those who do, coaxing healthy plants from soil and seed is easy. For those who don't, there are books and videos and if you are in Richmond, Virginia and wan…
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