University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners and Grow Well Missouri partnered to plant seeds of hope for food pantry clients at Mexico’s Help Center. Food pantry recipients plant community garden plots with seeds bought in bulk and packaged by Master Gardeners and community volunteers. Master Gardeners also provide tools, supplies and advice. The motto of the Master Gardener program is…
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A United Cause
CAFNR administrator joins UN-sponsored advisory board to improve agriculture and food systems in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
It takes planning, collaboration and time to improve agriculture and food systems on a broad scale, something that Willi Meyers knows quite well. Meyers, the director of CAFNR International Programs, was recently asked to be a part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Strategic Thinking Process Advisory Board for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Based at…
Setting the Table for Food Security
Symposium unites research and communities to tackle hunger in the U.S.
We all think about it every day: what to eat at our next meal. For the millions of American households who experience food insecurity, the question is not what to eat, but if they’ll eat. Addressing that issue was on the table at a recent symposium hosted at MU: Food Insecurity: Assessing Disparities, Consequences, and Policies. The symposium, sponsored by…
MU summit focuses on causes, consequences, solutions
Hunger in America, and its causes, consequences and possible solutions, will be the topic of a University of Missouri national symposium Oct. 17-19.