Browsing the "hunger" Tag

Refrigeration without Electricity: Meet the Zeer Pot

March 21st, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

We take electricity for granted here in the U.S. but there are millions of people living day to day without access to power. That makes storing food a big problem. Imagine basically being unable to keep fresh food without it spoiling. Refrigeration without electricity is a big quality-of-life improvement, and that's where the Zeer Pot comes in


Analyzing the Looming Food Crisis

March 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We know that there's a potential food crisis on the horizon, but what factors are most important when it comes to our food future? Lester R. Brown weighs in


Snow Days are Hungry Days for Many Students

February 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Snow days are fun, aren't they? You get to play in the powdery white with your kids before heading back in for soup and maybe even some hot cocoa for a snow day treat. For students who rely on the school lunch program, though, snow days mean going hungry


Fed by Threads: Clothing that Fights Hunger

January 21st, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

If you’re looking to upgrade your wardrobe, and you want to buy your clothes from a sustainable clothing company that’s not only making their apparel from organic fabrics, but is supporting the flagging US apparel industry, as well as feeding the hungry with every sale, then Fed by Threads should be your next stop


Food App that Fights Hunger: Meet Mogl

January 14th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Making a difference in someone’s life isn’t nearly as hard as you might think, and sometimes it’s the simplest of things that people really need – such as getting enough food to eat. And you don’t necessarily need to give up something in order to help feed the hungry, as this food app from Mogl demonstrates



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