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DC Food Blogger Bake Sale to Fight Child Hunger — This Saturday!

April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Nearly 1 in 4 children in the US do not have enough food to eat — that’s nearly 17 million kids. This weekend, Share our Strength kicks off their annual “Great American Bake Sale” campaign — where volunteers across the country host bake sales to raise funds for SOS’s efforts to end child hunger. Saturday […]

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Save the Date! National Food Blogger Bake Sale, April 17

February 23rd, 2010 · 6 Comments

I’m a firm believer in eating, er, cooking for a good cause, so I’m delighted to be helping with the first ever National Food Bloggers Bake Sale to benefit Share our Strength and their work to end childhood hunger. On April 17, food bloggers across the US will unite to support the cause by holding […]

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Operation No Kid Hungry

February 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Operation No Kid Hungry

I’ve written before about Share Our Strength and their work to fight childhood hunger in cities and neighborhoods across the US. I’m on the volunteer committee for their upcoming Taste of the Nation event here in DC, so you can expect to hear more from me on ways to help support their efforts. The new […]

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Mercury, Salmonella and Nitrates, Oh My

January 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

It’s been quite a week for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). I had planned to write about organic farming as the next installment of our Sustainable Family Supper Project, but got waylaid reading everything I could get my hands (or mouse) on about the latest high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) shocker. (Check back Monday […]

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Tags: food for thought · food news · food politics · food safety

Menu for Hope

December 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

December is full of sweets to bake, gifts to buy and too many worthwhile causes to support. Here’s one more I hope you’ll consider, a chance to join with all your favorite food bloggers to support the World Food Programme and have a chance to win some wonderful foodie gifts for yourself. The Menu for […]

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