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

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March 31, 2009

Food & Family

My younger daughter, a sophomore in college, is spending the last days of her Spring Break with me in Northern California. While in route from her friend’s home in Reno, she starts texting me with requests: vanilla flavored coffee creamer,...

March 19, 2009

the world according to monsanto

There is interest among our partners about Monsanto, especially in India where there has been enthusiastic resistance against their efforts to grow transgenic crops. Chetna is one such group, which is part of Joining Hands. Enjoy the film...

March 12, 2009

Of Aging Mothers, Health Care, and the Making of Soup

About two weeks ago my brother called to tell me that my mother was in the Emergency room and he was on his way there. I am the sibling that lives hundreds of miles away from home and he is...

March 11, 2009

tent cities sprout up

No, that isn't Peru or South Africa. It's Sacramento, California. With America's economy in freefall and its housing market in crisis, California's state capital has become home to a tented city for the dispossessed. The prospects for developing countries and the billions of poor around the world are even worse. The United Nations predicts the food crisis will continue. Take Action Now! Tell the EPA to protect honey bees from a toxic pesticide. * Bee deaths linked to Bayer pesticides * Today? A buffet

March 5, 2009

one great hour of sharing video

One Great Hour of Sharing supports development, hunger and disaster programs around the world.

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