The World Future Council’s Bread Tank Project

The World Future Council has created a provocative visual representation of the cost, in food, of military expenditures, with something they call the Bread Tank Project. The following information comes directly from the World Future Council’s website and facebook page The project is on display at Rio+20 until tomorrow.  

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Eat for Equity: A Monthly Dinner Party Fuels Community Giving

The following article is reposted from Good, reminding us of our partners in peace over in Boulder, Colorado, who host regular community suppers for good causes.

A feast cooked from scratch is usually enough to impress hungry dinner party guests—especially when the menu includes hearth-baked pizzas, mountains of roasted veggies, and doughnuts made from local flour. For nonprofit group Eat for Equity, though, the food is just a prelude to the night ahead. Continue reading

Eating Your Way to Happiness in the Philippines

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17471626
By Kate McGeown
BBC News, Manila

Can the food in these dishes make people feel happy?

Nestled at the back of a small courtyard in the north of Manila, there is a little restaurant with an unusual name and an even more unusual concept.

It is called Van Gogh is Bipolar, in homage to the Dutch painter who is believed to have had a life-long battle with mental illness, much like the restaurant’s owner, Jetro Rafael.

Mr Rafael believes that certain foods can make you happy, and everything on the menu has been created with this in mind.

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