Sustainable Food Toolkit Targets Next Generation of Community Food Advocates by @Seedstock

Sustainable Food Toolkit Targets Next Generation of Community Food Advocates by @Seedstock

Since children are the future, it is important to teach them about issues that matter, and sustainable food is at the top of that list. The sustainable food movement has gained a lot of momentum in recent years, but despite its growth there are still more than six million children in the U.S. living in communities that lack access to healthy, sustainable food. Often, these children (and other children across the country) know very little about where food comes from, which foods are healthy, and which foods are good for the environment. Fortunately, the nonprofit Earth Day New York is looking toward the future of sustainable food with its latest project— a sustainable food toolkit that will help train the next generation of community food advocates. “Our aim is to increase sustainability awareness and provide real world opportunities for people to get involved with sustaina...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1005006

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