Food Day is October 24, 2012
Food Day is a national campaign to change how Americans eat and think about food. This event is part of a grassroots mobilization for improved food policy, and seeks to raise awareness about health, sustainability, and farm worker justice.
Food Day Priorities
Why celebrate? Food Day has five core priorities:
Promote safer, healthier diets
Support sustainable and organic farms
Reform factory farms to protect the environment and animals
Support fair working conditions for food and farm workers
"Eat Real" Recipes
Food Day is also a great reason to enjoy delicious and healthy meals with family and friends. Check out these Food Day recipe cards for easy-to-prepare, family-friendly dishes.
To learn more about Food Day, its mission, or local events, please visit www.foodday.org.
Food Day is supported by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), and brings together hundreds of national partners including the American Public Health Association, Community Food Security Coalition, Farm to School Network, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, Farmers Market Coalition, Humane Society of the United States, Slow Food USA, Bolthouse Farms, and many others.
Updated on October 17, 2012