Food News Roundup / October 4, 2017

Here is another weekly list of food news articles: Puerto Rico is still in desperate need of resources after being hit by the hurricane. Food and water are two resources that the great majority of residents do not have access to. Distillers have found another creative use to combat food waste – turning it into…

Food News Roundup / September 25, 2017

Here’s another weekly list of awesome articles to check out in the food news world! Two individuals, John Tierney and Stuart McNeil, accidentally started a mobile food bank that now serves 3000+ individuals a month. Read about their amazing efforts here. This young bride made the best of a tough situation by donating the catered…

Food News Roundup

We’re back with weekly Food News Roundups! Check out the awesome articles below about the latest news in the food world: Obesity is a growing epidemic in Brazil, partly thanks to the actions of corporations like Nestlé, PepsiCo, and General Mills. Read this article by the New York Times to learn more. Floridians got creative…

Next Course Position

NextCourse Assistant Coordinator SLA Position – Job Description Position Description: Drake University’s Office of Community Engaged Learning is looking to hire a student Service Learning Ambassador for Spring 2017 to support the Food Recovery program at Drake and enhance learning opportunities about food waste and food security across campus and in the community. This position…

Food News Roundup

We’re back with another roundup of food news from this past week. Check out these great articles to see what people are talking about all around the food system: This study used Instagram geotagging to compare what meals users shared in areas that are known food deserts compared to more affluent areas. Read about what…

Food News Roundup

Here’s a roundup of some great food-related articles from the past week: A new market in Denmark has opened that sells produce past its expiration date at discounted prices. Read all about it here http://nydn.us/1oKFioU and here http://bit.ly/1THl9fD National Geographic published a great comprehensive article on food and food waste. Get informed here http://on.natgeo.com/1TeuQSA A downtown Des Moines…

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…