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“Peace begins when the hungry are fed”

Brandie Banks-Bey, communications specialist with the Fresno-based Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program, provided this statement on the retirement of San Joaquin Valley healthy food pioneer Edie Jessup: Edie Jessup has witnessed and worked in just about every angle of food justice in California’s San Joaquin Valley. In 1969, she graduated from Pomona College with [...]

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Food Stamp Challenge Brings Attention to Hunger in America

More than 150 rabbis and cantors lived on a food budget of $31.50 for one week as part of the 2012 Jewish Community Food Stamp Challenge, raising the issue of hunger – and the solutions available – in congregations around the country. Engaging over 700 new individual activists, the Challenge also raised over $60,000 for [...]

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