The dramatic rise in world food prices has pushed millions into poverty. Here's a look at 10 factors--from agrofuel production to rising meat and dairy consumption--that have contributed to this preventable crisis.
Addressing the food crisis is a matter of political and spiritual will.
Progress on food security issues will only come when we begin to ask the right question and challenge the myths that trap us.
“Without corn there is no country” is the slogan tens of thousands of small farmers in Mexico are using to protest the full implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NA
A Picture of the Kingdom
Laurel Rae Mathewson's article "Lord, What Shall I Eat? How Much Should I Weigh?" (July 2007) is a good reminder about the mind/body/spirit connection and relationship.
True to Our Native Land, edited by Brian Blount, describes itself as the first African-American commentary on the New Testament.
A black-and-white movie about the bleakness of life in Watts, California—shot for $10,000 about 30 years ago and never intended for theaters—doesn't exactly fit the Hollywood formula.
Poor Diet. In April, Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski encouraged all Oregonians to take the "Food Stamp Challenge" by living on an average food stamp budget of $21 per person per week.
A reflection on healing our relationship with food.
The management of the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina—where 25,000 to 32,000 hogs are slaughtered each day—and the lawyers of a local Catholic parish