Posts tagged Cooking
Basil, it is interesting that you blogged about creating gardens for Earth Day because I just read a story about a 13 year old girl who is working to feed the hungry.
Katie Stagliano, at 9 years old, planted a tiny cabbage seedling that grew into a 40 pound cabbage. When she donated it to a local soup kitchen she was amazed that it could feed 275 people.
This act created an image for her of feeding a whole nation. So she created a goal to “wipe out Hunger in America.”
In 2009, Katie won the “Launch my Dream” More >
Hey Guys! You know how I am always talking about how school lunches could be better across the country, and they do get a bad rap? But I haven’t heard about any school lunch as bad as in this latest article that I read. A 9 year old girl decided to write about how bad her school lunch was, and now the school is starting to change the lunches!!
Nine year old Martha Payne from Scotland started a blog, rating and photographing her lunches after eating unsatisfying meals, and even finding hairs in some of them! (yuck) After about More >
In honor of Earth Day, because you all know how interested I am in cooking and eating out, I discovered that some restaurants are making efforts to become more environmentally sustainable by using recycled materials inside their stores.
One Ridgewood, NJ restaurant made a counter out of recycled soda bottles and has chairs made from recycled plastic. They even have the tables constructed from the wood of an old barn!
Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants have their employees wearing uniforms that were made from recycled bottles and use napkins from recycled materials too. Other restaurants and catering halls even have More >
Basil, your blog is so interesting, because I had just read an article about a company that is a home organization manufacturer, in Holland, Michigan who is not only providing storage solutions for food to families, organizations and communities in need, they are also partnering with Kids Food Basket.
The Stow Company just announced that they have joined efforts with Kids Food Basket to raise funds and awareness about childhood hunger through its campaign, The Organized Give.
In Michigan, one in four kids experiences hunger, and in the Grand Rapids area, almost 37,000 kids are food insecure. But the More >