World Food Day

October 16th is World Food Day! Today is the perfect opportunity to reflect on the fundamental flaws within our global, national, and local food systems, as well as reflect on what part we each play as the individuals that make up these systems. If you are interested in learning more about this topic, please check out our last blog post, “The Cost of Inefficient Food Systems”, or choose from the following list that has been put together by the Office of Sustainability. 


  1. “Wasted!”
  1. “A Place at the Table”
  2. “How to Feed the World”
  3. “Just Eat It”


  1. The Essential Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal 
  2. The Urban Food Revolution: Changing the Way We Feed Cities by Peter Ladner
  3. Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America by Wenonah Hauter
  4. WASTE: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal by Tristram Stuart

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