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Why is There So Much Buzz About Norman Borlaug?

I bet all the talk this week about Norman Borlaug this week has been a bit hard for some to understand. And I think maybe I got caught up in the buzz and didn’t step back and really explain why I would have such awes of a man I never met. If you aren’t sure […]

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Can you sit idly by & see population grow faster than food production?

This week I have been in Mexico celebrating the contributions of a man named Norman Borlaug, who was the father of the green revolution, and meeting the scientists who want to get us to the next level. This video is a great way to communicate what’s up. There are lots of ways to help with […]

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Thoughts on World Food Day (#WorldFoodDay & #BAD11)

Last year, I shared my thoughts on World Food Day as someone with a full belly and lots of food available either in my home or in stores and restaurants nearby. This year, knowing today was coming, I thought I’d ask friends to share their thoughts on World Food Day (#WorldFoodDay) and Blog Action Day (#BAD11) […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Together We Can by My 8-Year-Old Niece

I saw this photo posted to my sister’s Facebook page. My 8-year-old niece is a good thinker and a good artist too! The painting is titled “Together We Can Learn About Each Others’ Cultures” and given the photos from various events at the World Food Prize, with a number of farmers from different countries participating, […]

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Tweet transcript from #foodchat 10-20-2009

Wow.  Twitter chat sessions are always fever pitched, but I have a new found respect for folks who host them!  Shaun Haney & I sat in on responsibilities for #foodchat last night.  Michele Payn-Knoper does so many of these and handles the stress so well week after week… Okay, when technology melts down she may […]

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