EarthDesk offers simple Thanksgiving recommendations to enhance your holiday. In addition to remembering family, friends and community, add to your list farmers, the hungry, our pollinating friends and, of course, cranberries.
“Resiliencia” is hand engraved into the silver ring that adorns the hand of Pace University student Sarah Gabriella Pereira. Her family still suffers in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Sarah says she is from Generation R: “We are ready. We are resilient. And we will rebuild.”
Last year, hunger and food insecurity increased America’s health costs by $160 billion, more than 1/3 the U.S. deficit, and 48 million Americans, one in seven, lived in food insecure households in 2014, according to the global 2016 Hunger Report by Bread for the World Institute.