Food & Water Security
Most of us take clean water and nutritious food for granted. But the truth is there are thousands of people – in the US and around the world — who don’t know where their next meal is coming from or who don’t have access to clean drinking water. These are big, complicated problems and let’s be honest, they aren’t all going to be solved by waiting for governments to step in and fix them. The good news is that there are plenty of small ways that each of us can have a positive impact. Check this page for resources and stories of communities, organizations, and people just like you and me working together to make a difference.
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Share the Harvest
If you’re putting in a vegetable garden, just plant a few extra rows of beans or corn or tomatoes or carrots or zucchini. Just plant a little extra, that’s all. And when the veggies are ready to pick, deliver the surplus to your local food bank. It’s that easy to be part of Share the Harvest.
The Drawdown EcoChallenge
Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere for the last few years, you understand that Earth’s climate is changing — and not for the better. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and do what we can to make things a little better. And that’s where The Drawdown EcoChallenge comes in.
Fighting Hunger with “Food Rescues”
For nearly 48 million Americans it’s a daily struggle just to get enough to eat. That means they have to eat less or skip meals entirely. They buy the cheapest food they can which is often not very nutritious. The adults miss meals so the kids don’t have to. They’re food insecure. That’s what hunger looks like in America. And yet close to 40% of the food produced in this country goes to waste. Something’s wrong. Very wrong.