“If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.” Carl Edward Sagan Welcome to December 1st which celebrate red apples. Yes, it is National Eat a Red Apple Day, a reminder to eat a red apple, a nutritious source of manganese, copper, and the vitamins A, E, B1,Continue reading “Eat a Red Apple Day”
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International Tea Day – The Beginning
May 21, 2020 is the first observance of the International Tea Day: Harnessing benefits for all from field to cup. Tea is always a celebration for me for it connects me to friendships, places, events and great conversations. I am thrilled to be celebrating the first International Tea Day. I love beginnings! This is aContinue reading “International Tea Day – The Beginning”
World Food Day – My Commitment
“The freedom of man, I contend, is the freedom to eat.” Eleanor Roosevelt This morning I received a message in my e-mail inbox advising me that it was World Food Day. This is the day that we come together as a global community to declare our commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. This initiative isContinue reading “World Food Day – My Commitment”
The Year of Family Farming
“People in my neighbourhood are so disconnected from the fresh food supply that kids don’t know an eggplant from a sweet potato. We have to show them how to get grounded in the truest sense of the word.” Ron Finley The United Nations has designated the year 2014 as the International Year of FamilyContinue reading “The Year of Family Farming”
World Diabetes Day
“Diabetes is a lousy, lousy disease.” Elaine Stritch The World Health Organization is on a mission to raise global awareness of diabetes. Today has been designated World Diabetes Day. The WHO statistics are sobering: 347 million people worldwide have diabetes. 80% of people with diabetes live in low and middle-income countries. Diabetes is projected to becomeContinue reading “World Diabetes Day”
What happens after World Food Day?
“Considering that food is a requisite of human survival and well-being and a fundamental human right…” Resolution 1/79 World Food Day Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations October 16, 2013 was World Food Day – a day that has been set aside since it came into existence November 1979 at the 20th GeneralContinue reading “What happens after World Food Day?”
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