Happy Thanksgiving!

Hello readers! Happy holidays from Next Course! This week we are taking a short break from our regular postings of the Course Series. At this time I wanted to focus on charity and donations. While there are plenty of good options for volunteering and donating your time or other goods, I wanted to give a…

The Second Course / Food Waste & Composting: Part One

Food waste is an often unseen entity in our world. Our experience with it is often tossing leftovers in the trash, and having them promptly removed by a garbage removal company once a week. Out of sight, out of mind. However, while the average consumer’s experience with food waste is fairly muted, the impact in…

The First Course / Hunger, Food Insecurity, & Poverty: Part Four

This week we’re summarizing The First Course in our series. In the first three parts we learned about how hunger and food insecurity both stem from the same root problem but do not mean the same thing. We also looked at how poverty can create hunger and be borne from it. So how can you…

The First Course / Hunger, Food Insecurity, & Poverty: Part Three

Food insecurity is often an overlooked term when it comes to defining hunger and poverty and how they interact. Hunger is the word most often used as a blanket term to describe any and all aspects of a lack of food and its effects. However, the two are not as interchangeable as you would think….