Archive for the Guest Blogger Category

DIY Edible Centerpieces from The Prudent Garden

The Prudent Garden’s Centerpiece for Pantries We reached out to our blogger friend Debbie at The Prudent Garden to see what kind of amazing creation she could put together for our Centerpieces for Pantries Campaign. Check out what she came up with. It’s fantastic and will inspire you to […]

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Hunger Action Month: Get Involved

Hunger Action Month: Get Involved By Jennifer Gilmore September is Hunger Action Month, an impactful time when organizations across the nation unite to urge individuals to take action. As community members, businesses and government, everyone has a role to play in solving hunger and getting food to […]

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Balcony Gardening with a 10 Umbrella Battalion – AmpleHarvest.org

This is a guest post by one of our Instagram friends.  I was so impressed by the pictures of her balcony garden that I asked her to share a little bit about what she’s growing and how. It’s a great story and an inspiration to anyone who […]

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Chocolate Covered Broccoli – Healthy Food Gets a Bad Rap

Chocolate Covered Broccoli – By Rachel Dlugash We all need to eat healthy, but unfortunately our current food system makes unhealthy food much more appealing than healthy food. One of the hardest hurdles for people that are addicted to food, unlike smoking, drugs or other addictions where […]

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Food Waste on Campus

The Campus Kitchen Kitchen Project is an excellent program that empowers student leaders to create innovative sustainable solutions to hunger in their communities. That’s why we’re featuring their amazing work with this guest post by Linda Kurtz from their Washington, DC headquarters. The AmpleHarvest.org team supports their […]

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Tristram Stuart, Global Food Waste, AmpleHarvest.org

Tristram Stuart on Feeding5k and AmpleHarvest.org Tonight, one in six Americans does not know where their dinner is coming from. Yet, the average American throws away a pound of food per person, per day according to the US Department of Agriculture. That is well over 100 billion […]

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Aloha from Hawaii During National Nutrition Month

Aloha!  I just returned from a trip to Hawaii where I attended a college friend’s wedding. Since March is National Nutrition Month, it seemed fitting to write a blog post about Hawaii because I associate it with nutrition.  This may not be an inherently obvious association, but […]

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The Farm Bill: Recent & Impending Cuts to Increase Hunger

The Farm Bill: Recent & Impending Cuts to Increase Hunger. By Jennifer Gilmore After a three-year impasse, Congress passed the new farm bill in February of this year. Reauthorized every five years, the farm bill is the single largest source of federal funding for hunger-relief programs like […]

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Starting Plants from Seed

Starting Plants from Seed – By Joe Lamp’l (originally posted at www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com) Starting flowers and vegetables from seed is a great activity, especially when  you just can’t wait any longer to get your hands dirty before spring. It’s an inexpensive project, lots of fun for the whole […]

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Season’s Greetings

It often astounds me how much humans are able to control the world in which we live.  We created boats to travel through water, planes to travel through air, and cars to travel around land.  We have vaccinations to prevent germs from making us sick, plus medical […]

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