If you share my belief that everyone should have access to healthy, tasty, safe, affordable food, then every day is “food day,” but I still look forward to the national observation of Food Day on and around October 24 each year. It’s a great opportunity to learn about what other people are doing to make good food more available.
I celebrated Food Day 2014 two ways. I wrote two posts for the Massachusetts Food Day blog: one on two great Boston food festivals and one on an innovative food philanthropy program called Phfeast. And I attended two events (with more than 8,000 events nationally and hundreds in Massachusetts, there were plenty to choose from): Babson Food Day on October 23 and a “Food as Medicine” symposium on October 30. Here are a few highlights. Continue reading