Rooftops Newsletter: Edible Schoolyards, True Sustainability

Clubs and Organizations

July 1, 2013

The Edible Schoolyard New Orleans: An Intergenerational Celebration Of Healthy Food

Claudia Barker
Executive Director
Edible Schoolyard New Orleans

Today's constantly mutating wired world sometimes discounts the wisdom of seniors. But the Greatest Generation can teach something others cannot: how decisive gardening was for national victory in World War II...
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Hunger - Both Global And Immediate - Right Here Among Us

Fred Kirschenmann
Distinguished Fellow
Leopold Center

Resource depletion, climate change and income inequality are conspiring to cast doubt on our "cheap food policy". HIgh time to reexamine an agricultural business model that exhausts both the soil and seniors' bank accounts...
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At NFESH, we believe that through research, education and community partnership, we can reverse the escalating number of seniors in the life cycle of hunger. Subscribe to Rooftops to stay informed on what's new in our world.