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The Economic Impact of Obesity

Apr 29, 2014 No Comments by

Unequal access to healthy foods, given the rising cost of whole, unprocessed products in the United States, lends to the greater availability and proliferation of unhealthy, processed foods high in saturated fats and high-fructose corn syrup. Over two-thirds of American adults are classified as obese, which is unsurprising considering the fast food culture that pervades […]

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Food Justice: Student Efforts

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

At Ithaca College, some students come together every Friday afternoon to repackage leftover dining hall food to distribute to the disadvantaged in Ithaca. I took a ride with them to experience the process. Click to read more.

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Interview with Meaghan Rosen of the Friendship Donation Network

Apr 19, 2014 No Comments by
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Where is your leftover dining hall food going?

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments

Containers full of garlic breadsticks and chicken are enough to make anyone’s mouth water, but even if these thoughts are on the minds of the student volunteers who are packaging them, they don’t show it. Each of these students are either active members or first-timers of SWIFT, an organization at Ithaca College that seeks to […]

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Talking with Megan Strouse of SWIFT

Apr 03, 2014 No Comments
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