Hunger & Poverty

Seed Freedom: Towards an “Economy of Giving”

By CG Jacob, CHETHANA, Joining Hands India The relationship between food security and food production is a complex one, but food security is mainly a political problem. Food security requires that all people have physical, social and economic access to sufficient supply of diverse, safe and nutritious food throughout the year which satisfies their dietary needs… Read more »

We are women farmers; we deserve more!

By Cindy Corell, Companionship Facilitator, FONDAMA,  JH Haiti A woman marching for women’s rights in Jeremie, Haiti, on October 15, smiles as she walks. Photos Courtesy of Cindy Corell.   Shortly before noon on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, the streets of Jeremie, a small coastal city on the southern peninsula of Haiti in the Department… Read more »

A community garden on wheels

Feasting from God’s Platter As Christians, we anticipate (despite everything!) heaven on earth, where even the most down-trodden are welcomed to God’s abundant feast. Valiant efforts are spreading across the nation to change the food system so all can access affordable and healthy food with dignity. The Capital District Community Garden (CDCG) illustrates what this… Read more »