Food Worries?

Touch the Soil News #1655 (Feature Photo – Individual Depicting Anxiety – By Partridge, Rondal, 1917-, Photographer (NARA record: 8464464) – U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16648146 Phil Lempert (https://www.supermarketguru.com/ ) brings us the story of a new report on how the Covid economic shutdown is leading to hunger, anxiety and worry.…

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Understanding Philippine Food Security as a Way to Understand Ourselves

Positive Future #756 (Feature photo – Philippine Children –  CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Anton Zelenov) Mindanao Times journalist Patmei Bello Ruivivar brings us insights to Philippine food security that has messages for the whole world. The nation’s food security was insufficient and has become even more so with the virus curtailment actions. A small Island…

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Acute Food Insecurity Hotspots

Touch the Soil News #1584 (Feature photo – Map of Nations Facing Acute Food Insecurity – courtesy of the Food and Agriculture Organization) While the Coronavirus takes international headlines, the 4,100 flu deaths from coronavirus pale in comparison to some 450,000 other flu deaths that happen every year. More pressing are the acute food insecurity…

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