National Food Day: Connecting our Communities

What is food literacy? Find out why people are celebrating National Food Day, a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Here at UT Austin, the Student Activity Center (SAC) will be hosting food and activities out on the lawn on 23 October from 12-3pm. Head over to the National Food Day events page to see what’s going on in your neck of the woods.

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October 24th is National Food Day, a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food.  National Food Day supports priorities such as promoting safer and healthier diets, sustainable and organic farming, reducing hunger and reforming factory farms.  Actually, Food Day is a year-long event with over 3200 hundred events around the country, and October 24th is the culminating day of this year-long journey.

Great goals, fabulous events and dedicated people are finding creative ways to address the problems that affect all of us socially and environmentally. But what is the purpose of holding so many events? How does it relate to us, to our families and to our communities? Who has time to address all of this when we are overworked and spread too thin? As individuals can we really make a difference?

The short answer is yes, we can make a difference. By becoming part of a…

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