TOPIC: NOURISHMENT (66)

Dinner: A Love Story

http://www.dinneralovestory.com

DALS is a website devoted (mostly) to helping parents figure out how to get family dinner on the table. You can assume I know how busy you are and how many other things are ahead of “thaw chicken for dinner” on today’s to-do list. 

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Dinner A Love Story, DALS, Cooking, Family, Children, Food

ONE

http://www.one.org

ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.

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U2, Bono, Poverty, Fighting Poverty, Africa, ONE, One International

Garden Plan Pro

http://www.gardenplanpro.com

High-tech meets gardening with a new iPad app that makes it simple to design the perfect vegetable plot. Garden Plan Pro is the easy way to draw vegetable beds, add plants and create the perfect layout for any space.

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Garden Plan Pro, Environment

Sky Greens

http://skygreens.appsfly.com/home

World’s first low carbon hydraulic water-driven, tropical vegetable urban vertical farm, using green urban solutions to achieve enhanced green sustainable production of safe, fresh and delicious vegetables, using minimal land, water and energy resources.

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Sky Greens, Farm, Urban, Vegetables, Fruit, Produce, Singapore, Greenhouses, Vertical Farming, Local, Fresh

Oxfam

http://www.oxfam.org

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in 90 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

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Oxfam, Poverty, Injustice

#FoodShareFilter

http://www.manosunidas.org/foodsharefilter/en.php

#FoodShareFilter is the first supportive filter for Instagram created by the spanish NGO Manos Unidas that allows you to share your food, but share it for real. Because the money collected goes to the fight against hunger.

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#FoodShareFilter, Instagram, Picture, Photos, Manos Unidas, Nonprofit, App, Donation, Feed

The Lancaster Food Company

http://www.thelancasterfoodcompany.com

Inspired by a bounty of local produce and a disproportion of local area poverty, The Lancaster Food Company’s mission is to create extraordinary food sourced from nearby organic farmers and hire people out of poverty into thriving-wage jobs. The only certified organic food company in Lancaster, PA, the company’s mission includes paying better than living wages and hiring people who might otherwise have difficulty getting work because of personal histories, education, literacy, or language barriers. 

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Organic, Food, Lancaster Food Company, Farming

Original Unverpackt

http://original-unverpackt.de

Original Unverpackt (Original Unpacked in English) is Germany's first no-packaging, no big-brand names, zero-waste supermarket. Created by Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski, Original Unverpackt is defined as a movement to provide alternatives to classic consumer options and reinvent the grocery shopping experience. 

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Original Unverpackt, Supermarket, Sustainability

Second Helpings

http://www.secondhelpings.org

Each day, Second Helpings volunteers and staff rescue prepared and perishable food from wholesalers, retailers and restaurants -- preventing unnecessary waste. That rescued food is used to create 3,500 hot, nutritious meals each day that are distributed to 70 social service agencies that feed people in need.

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Second Helpings, Food, Charity, Volunteering, Leftovers, Meals, Cooking

Barnraiser

https://www.barnraiser.us

Barnraiser is a crowd-funding community that allows a simple way for Americans to take charge of their food destiny. From healthy and artisanal foods to community kitchens to educational and organic farms, Barnraiser is a place to meet the people that are making a difference, share their inspirational stories, and fund their successes.

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Barnraiser, Crowdfunding, Nourishment, Organic Farming

Real Time Farms

http://www.realtimefarms.com

Real Time Farms is a crowd-sourced nationwide food guide. Everyone, from farmers to foodies, can share photos and information about food: how it was grown, who grew it and where to find it. We all deserve to know where our food comes from, and Real Time Farms enables you to trace your food back to the farm, so you can find food you feel good about eating.

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Real Time Farms, Food, Transparency, Organic, Food Artisans, Local, Food52, Farmers Market

Kuli Kuli

http://www.kulikulibar.com

Kuli Kuli is the first company to introduce moringa,a nutritious superfood, to the U.S. in the form of a food product. Moringa oleifera is a nutrient-rich superfood that has been used by indigenous cultures worldwide for thousands of years. Kuli Kuli’s CEO, Lisa Curtis, first began working with moringa while in the Peace Corps in West Africa. Kuli Kuli’s Moringa Superfood Bars are made with wholesome, all-natural ingredients and a nutritious burst of moringa sourced from women-owned farming cooperatives in West Africa. It’s the perfect way to get the vitamins and minerals you need while helping to improve the nutrition of others around the world.

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Kuli Kuli, Lisa Curtis, Moringa, Plant, Healthy, Nutrition, Snack, Vegan, Africa

Beyond Meat

http://www.beyondmeat.com

Our vision is to become the market leader in the development and introduction of new plant protein products. We are focused on perfectly replacing animal protein with plant protein where doing so creates nutritional value at lower cost.

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Beyond Meat, Vegan, Animal Free, Plant, Protein, Food, Chicken, Vegetarian, Health, Nutrition

Real Food Challenge

http://www.realfoodchallenge.org

The Real Food Challenge serves as both a campaign and a network. The campaign is to increase the procurement of real food on college and university campuses, with the national goal of 20% real food by 2020. By leveraging their purchasing power we can catalyze the transformation of the larger food system. The network offers a chance for students and their allies (those working on the campaign along with those who've yet to sign on) to make connections, learn from one another, and grow the movement.

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Real Food Challenge, Real Food, Green Living, Sustainability, Health, Wellness, Education, Higher Education, Colleges, Universities

The Kids Cook Monday

http://www.thekidscookmonday.org

The Kids Cook Monday initiative encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and eating together as a family. 

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Kids Cook Monday, Campaign, Health, Nourishment, Meatless Monday