Posts tagged: hunger

Compost bins and vegetable beds

Composting is an obvious and inexpensive technique that would improve our soil and food quality while keeping rotting food out of landfills. Constructing vegetable bins on parking lots or vacant lots and using the rich compost as organic soil would be a win for everyone. Putting a compost bin on every corner and educating people … Continue reading Compost bins and vegetable beds

News of children having one meal a day triggers outrage

You should have been there. Wednesday’s morning news reported that when schools close for the swine flu, some children miss out on their only meal of the day. The story put me closer to the edge than I realized. The weepy spell in the car on the way into work wasn’t enough. I wish I … Continue reading News of children having one meal a day triggers outrage