There are, in fact, several local actions available to folks in New Mexico. Learn More about the U.S.-Canada campaign. One is a community dinner sponsored by New Mexico Oxfam Action Corps this Saturday. New Mexico Oxfam Action Corps is also encouraging patronage of restaurants that are promoting Oxfam World Food Day materials. To honor one of those restaurants, they are gathering this evening at Farina Pizzeria, 5:30-7:30. You are encouraged to patronize the other participating restaurants: Artichoke Cafe, Flying Star, Green House Bistro, Jennifer James 101, Joes Dining, Marcellos Chop House, Rasoi, Revolution Bakery, Savoy,Slate Street Cafe,Slate at the Museum (Museum of Art and History),Thai Cuisine II, andYanni's Lemoni Lounge
Edible Santa Fe Campaign
"Have you ever considered trying to source all your food from 100 miles or less? Our day-to-day diets involve dozens of ingredients that travel thousands of miles from their fields before they make their way to our plates. During the month of October we ask our readers and others to pledge to consider where their food comes from, and when possible, choose local ingredients grown in ways that support local community, environment, and economy," says the organization. Click here to learn more about the campaign
FAO's Global World Food Day Campaign
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Today almost 842 million people worldwide are chronically undernourished. Unsustainable models of development are degrading the natural environment, threatening ecosystems and biodiversity that will be needed for our future food supply.
Every aspect of the food system has an effect on the final availability and accessibility of diverse, nutritious foods – and therefore on consumers’ ability to choose healthy diets. What is more, policies and interventions on food systems are rarely designed with nutrition as their primary objective.
Addressing malnutrition requires integrated action and complementary interventions in agriculture and the food system, in natural resource management, in public health and education, and in broader policy domains. Read More