Tag: volunteering

Volunteers Most Needed to Feed the Hungry After the Holiday Season

Volunteers Most Needed to Feed the Hungry After the Holiday Season

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Soup kitchens, food banks and nonprofits are overrun with volunteers during the holidays. But, the real need comes Jan. 1 — after the hordes disappear.

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Curry Without Worry: Soul-Pleasing Food for the Hungry and the Curious

Curry Without Worry: Soul-Pleasing Food for the Hungry and the Curious

| December 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

The goal for Curry Without Worry is to continue to feed the needy in San Francisco, and in Katmandu, where most of the people served are street children and the elderly and handicapped.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Eat Well, Cook Better, Do Good

New Year’s Resolutions: Eat Well, Cook Better, Do Good

Get inspired to eat well, cook better, and give back to your communities with our New Year’s guide to foodie resolutions.

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Urban Farming: Getting Dirty, Eating Local

Urban Farming: Getting Dirty, Eating Local

Farms…in Berkeley? Well, dairy cows may not be drinking lattes on Shattuck Avenue, but there are working urban farms in the Bay Area. Here are a few opportunities to learn, get your hands dirty and come away with some truly local produce.

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Down and Dirty: Digging MyFarm

Down and Dirty: Digging MyFarm

| April 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

When my friend Natalie asked me if I had any plans for Easter weekend, I was mildly embarrassed to admit that I hadn’t. I just hadn’t given it much thought this year.

“Well, you do now,” she said. “Want to help plant a farm?”

Plant a farm. I couldn’t think of a good reason not to. I welcomed the excuse to get outside and do something interesting, something for free. Something more than a little dirty.

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Something is Rotten in the State of the Nation

Something is Rotten in the State of the Nation

| September 2, 2008 | 70 Comments

Warning: This is not a piece extolling the virtues of Slow Food Nation ’08, so if there are delicate sensibilities out there who can’t bear the suggestion that Slow Food Nation is anything other than shiny, happy people eating food, you should probably stop reading right now. It would be one thing if this rant was all about how I volunteered at Slow Food Nation and all I got was this lousy apron.
That’s not even the half of it.

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