One way both of these organizations work is by providing nutritious food to local food banks. Since organic food stores are often too expensive, and local farmers' markets are too difficult to access without transportation, these people bring healthy food to places it can be accessed, and educate the consumers.
One way I am trying to support local food security is by becoming vegetarian and choosing locally grown items over imported as often as possible. I also take time to investigate where my food comes from. While not everyone has the chance to do this, I was able to actually go to a banana plantation in Costa Rica and meet the ladies who were putting the stickers on the bananas that I eat! I witnessed a majority of the process of how that banana gets into my cereal in the morning from ever pesticide, to human rights violation, to under paid workers, to transportation, to handling.... Wow. All that so I could eat a banana.
I challenge all Agents to pick one piece of food they eat and find out what it took to get it into your pantry, fridge, or in your sandwich. Knowledge and awareness can help us make better choices.
The exchange works directly for state and public workers and servants. It gives them credit in exchange for the amount of public work they contribute to the community. The more constructive they are based off a base rate the more credit they recieve.
Ten years from now I will be in a political job assisting with people in the midlands of South Carolina particularly the rural working class and farmers. As the class of people that feed the nation I find that it is imperative that we assist with making sure they produce as much food as possible. I would like to support local scientists as well that are leading in research on how to produce food more efficiently. I will also be participating in missions to foreign countries to help people with…See More
https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zQ49AvLkhA2w.kfbaOGer-lQYIf you click my link to my custom map using Google My Maps you will see the addition of a Emergency Shelter to be used in case of a tidal wave or other event from the sea. Included are new emergency routes on what will be an expanded highway to allow traffic to flow in the event of an emergency.See More
The secret was living on the water via boats common in many developing countries like Myanmar. This is a real Indian boat home made of wood and this provides a shelter for many peoples around the world.