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Food and Faith is a blog of the Presbyterian Hunger Program.

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December 22, 2009

The best F&F posts of 2009

Best of 2009, Farmers tell it like it is, World Food Day update: Monsanto monopoly, peasants fight back, Got food? Check for bees, Liquid Justice

December 18, 2009

A tale of two churches

One congregation spends 25% less for as much as 20 times more food. Is that possible? Yup.

December 14, 2009

Maps galore

Food Stamp Usage Across the Country The number of food stamp recipients has climbed by about 10 million over the past two years, resulting in a program that now feeds 1 in 8 Americans and nearly 1 in 4 children. Slide your cursor over this interactive map to find food stamp information in your county. Hunger at Home in the U.S. How does hunger affect your community? Roll over a state to find out the state of childhood hunger, poverty and other facts.

December 11, 2009

Food justice on the side

* Guatemala update from the December global food crisis fast * WARC/Global Dialogue on the Accra Confession * “Farmworkers, Low-wage Jobs, and Living into a New Economy” - Online Workshop Session and Liturgical Materials on Farm Worker Justice

December 11, 2009

People declare what?

642 persons from 93 countries representing 450 organizations of peasant and family farmers, small-scale fisher folk, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, youth, women, the urban people, agricultural workers, local and international NGOs, faith groups and other social actors, and hold a parallel gathering to the United Nations World Food Security Summit in Rome in November, 2009 and declare that food sovereignty is the real solution to the tragedy of hunger in our world.

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