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McKenna at Midvale senior market (1)

What is Food Insecurity?

First, let’s unpack the difference between being food insecure and hunger: Food Insecurity The USDA defines food insecurity as “households [that] are uncertain of having,

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Seasonal Eating

In our modern world, only remnants of seasonal eating habits still remain in our daily life. Our hunter-gatherer and agricultural ancestors, however, relied completely on

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Baby cucumbers

Ark of Taste

Developed and maintained by the global Slow Food movement, Ark of Taste is a “living catalog of delicious and distinctive foods facing extinction”.  Their catalog showcases

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A large harvest of plums forming a sea of blue from the natural bloom

Gleaning

Traditionally defined as the gathering of anything left over after a harvest, gleaning is an ancient form of food recovery that is making an amazing modern recovery.

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