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Thousands of College Students Call for Just and Sustainable Food Economy | EcoWatch


Health & Wellness  (tags: food, humans, nutrition, diet, food buying practices, students )

Tamara
- 262 days ago - ecowatch.com
Students at 350 of the nation's college campuses are taking an active part in today's Food Day observance--and have helped enact better food buying practices at their schools as a result. Nearly 140,000 students in 46 states are participating in more than



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Sue H. (7)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 9:23 am
Good on them!
 

Pat A. (117)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 9:57 am
God bless the students - and those in the admin trying to improve things - I know it is a phrase taken from computing - but it applies to health too - 'garbage in, garbage out' - if you want people to be healthy you feed them good food not additives, insecticides, fungicides etc.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:00 am
You are absolutely right about that Pat. It is heartening to see that some college students are paying attention after all and have their eyes on the future. Because it is their future that will be determined now by the choices they make.
 

Angelika R. (146)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:14 am
Kudos to those students and glad their efforts paid off! Wish school kids had similar voices and efforts, especially now after some states reintroduced that pink slime stuff in their schools. Thx!
 

Val R. (229)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:31 am
Agree kudos - more should do this -
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 10:39 am
Noted
 

Dandelion G. (375)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 3:48 pm
I recall in my youth the statement "You are what you Eat." It was true then it is true today. The youth will have to band together if they want a better life for themselves. Our health is everything.
 

JL A. (274)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:38 pm
Kudos to these students for showing the leadership needed for their future
 

. (0)
Friday October 25, 2013, 6:23 am
Good for them! Thanks for sharing, Tamara.
 
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