Food in the News…

Check out the Journal’s write-up about our last forum! Also, an article about a cool food-related project in Mexico city:

Queen’s Journal. “Soul Food Forum Explores Privilege.”

CBC. “Churchill Residents Frustrated with High Grocery Prices.”

The Economist. “Recycling in Mexico: Junk Food.”



Forum Tonight

Hope to see everyone there tonight!

“Dealing with Privilege – Students and the Local Community” on Tuesday November 20th at 6:30PM at the Red Room (Kingston Hall). Speaking at the forum will be Maryanne Laurico, a PhD graduate from Queen’s.  All are welcome! Refreshments will be served!

Food in the News…

This week: the particular challenges of fighting poverty in Bangladesh, to some fine work by Kingston’s schools.

The Economist. “Bangladesh: Out of the Basket.”

The Kingston Whig-Standard. “Schools Band Together to Boost Food Bank.”

BBC. “Have India’s Poor Become Human Guinea Pigs?

The Kingston Whig-Standard. “Friends a Bigger Influence On Obesity for Seniors.”

BBC. “Inequality ‘Highest for 20 Years’ – Save the Children.”





Food in the News…

An astute article from the Queen’s Journal about the lack of dental coverage for low-income Kingston families, to a discussion of the recent crack-down on obesity: the news this week.

Queen’s Journal. “Dental Program for Low-income Families Denied.”

BBC. “Haiti Fears Food Shortages After Hurricane Hit Crops.”

The Globe and Mail. “The Battle Against Obesity Begins a School.”

The Kingston Whig-Standard. “Food Bank Use on the Rise in Canada.”