What Does It Take to Serve Up Food Justice?

By URBAN LEADERS ACADEMY GIRLS FOR GENDER EQUITY Food justice is at work as this farmers’ market brings fresh fruits and vegetables to New York City. PHOTO: blese/Flickr Food security means that a family can find and afford nutritious food in their neighborhood....

The GMO Debate

By SADIE PRICE-ELLIOTT, age 12 14-year-old activist Rachel Parent is fighting for GMO foods to be labeled in her home country of Canada. PHOTO: KIDS Right to Know Your favorite foods, like Fruity Pebbles, Hershey bars and canned soup, have most likely been genetically...

Would You Like to Have a Food Co-op Near You?

By RIDA ALI, age 10 The North Carolina General Assembly estimates that there are more than 47,000 cooperatives in the United States, serving over 130 million people daily. PHOTO: Andy Piper A food cooperative,* or a co-op, is a supermarket where people go to buy good...

Book Review: One World Kids Cookbook

By Kid Reporter AMELIA LOEFFLER, age 9 IMAGE: InterlinkBooks.com The One World Kids Cookbook is a cookbook for children and their families. It was written by Sean Mendez, and includes recipes from 19 different countries including China, Brazil, Russia and Ghana. It...