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Food is all around us – we’re either buying it, cooking it, or trying to stuff it in our mouths in the middle of a hectic day. In the craziness of our day-to-day lives we forget that though many things are edible, they’re not necessarily food. That is where Food Day comes into play! Food Day is an annual, worldwide event on October 24th in which we celebrate healthy eating and shopping habits and learn about affordable and sustainable food choices.
This year’s primary focus is on food access and justice for food and farm workers. With America’s resources, there’s no excuse for low wages for food and farm workers or inhumane conditions for farm animals. With a little more information and education and a lot more support, we can change the way our food is raised (and the way the very handy people who raise our food are paid)!
Join an Event
Food Day motivates Americans of all ages and nationalities to engage in changing their diet and even on a more national level, changing our food policies. Regardless of your physical location, you can be apart of the revolution! On www.FoodDay.org you can enter your city or zip code and find the closest event near you that is helping to make your family and the world a healthier, happier place.
Celebrate with Us!
We’ll be celebrating Food Day at our Whole Foods Markets classes on Wednesday, October 22, in Tribeca and Thursday, October 23, in Midtown East. If you’re in the New York City area, join us in making Food Day’s recipe for Quick Citrusy Salad. The recipe follows!
- Toss 8 cups (5 oz.) of loosely packed mixed greens with a dressing made by combining 2 Tbs. minced red onion, 1 Tbs. red wine vinegar, 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil, and ¼ tsp. kosher salt.
- Top with 3 sliced clementines, ½ cup chopped avocado, and 2 Tbs. sunflower seeds.
- Serves 4.
Celebrate with Your Students, Coworkers, or Family:
- Use Food Day as an inspiration to ask your office or employer to participate in a wellness policy or to participate in a community agriculture program.
- Introduce cooking lessons in your school or plant a vegetable garden.
- Start shopping at local farmers markets to support the farmers who work hard to provide you and your family with good, natural food!
- Spread the word, whether on Facebook or Twitter, using the hashtags #FoodDay2014 and #RealFoodJustFood
Mark your calendars and find a way to celebrate Food Day your way, whether you attend an event in your area or host one of your own. Before you know it, you’ll be celebrating it everyday with your better choices!