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World Food Security Summit: The quiet before the storm

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Food for Thought

November 16, 2009

The Food and Agriculture Organization building was humming with low-level, languid activity Sunday afternoon, as journalists and FAO officials prepared for Monday’s launch of the World Food Summit on Food Security.

Journalists speaking a myriad of languages checked e-mail, made phone calls, joked and lounged around the blue-carpeted media room, awaiting the event and the resulting news coverage blitz.

From the Horn of Africa to Oakland, a family tradition of food

Oct 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

An Ethiopian family keeps their grandmother’s recipes alive at a new restaurant in North Oakland.