When it comes to how we treat children, UNICEF ranks the U.S. at 34 out of 35 industrialized countries; 22 percent of children in the U.S. live in poverty
The day addresses drought and desertification, and is meant to help implement the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.
Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.
"At the heart of this campaign is consumer rights. People deserve to know what they are eating and feeding their children."
The Newark-based farm will take the space currently being occupied by an abandoned steel factory, with the first phase of operations there to begin later this year.
"It may cost Governments slightly more to source from a range of smaller-scale, sustainable operators than from major suppliers, but the investment is worth it."
Thousands of people, mostly women, broke into shops and began seizing food and other items before the militia arrived to stop them.
Did you know that every minute, we lose one acre of farmland to development? Or that since 1982, we've lost over 23 million acres of farmland?