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    Food Day Kansas City 2014 – Apple Share

    You’re the apple of my eye. An apple for the teacher. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The apple as a positive image is pervasive in our culture. And it just so happens that it’s plentiful in Missouri and Kansas in October. With our trees bursting with fresh, crisp locally grown fruit, apples [...]

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Food Day – October 24, 2014

Food Day is a celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food, and a campaign for better food policies. It seeks to:

Promote safer, healthier diets

Support sustainable and organic farms

Reduce hunger

Reform factory farms to protect the environment and animals

Support fair working conditions for food and farm workers

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Food Day KC Blog

Food is Key to a Healthy Community

By Karen Siebert Reduce Hunger. It’s one the goals of Food Day, the nationwide celebration on October 24 to raise awareness of the importance of our food system and the significance of the policies that shape it. But at Harvesters—The Community Food Network, we work to reduce hunger every single day of the year, right [...]

KC Food Day Dinner Party Kit

Are you wondering how you can join in the celebration on Food Day? Why not throw a dinner party?! Nothing beats delicious food, great company and stimulating conversation. Thinking and talking about local food, as well as, sharing the sense of community that food can bring, is what Food Day is all about. We’ve put [...]


After the Harvest, a new hunger-relief nonprofit focused on getting fresh fruits and vegetables to feed hungry people, marked the end of its first 100 days of operation on September 19, noting that it has provided more than 500,000 pounds of fresh produce to Harvesters and other area feeding agencies. Living up to its tag [...]