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Ashley Pierson is the Food and Nutrition Editor for Miss A. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Michigan State University, and is following her passion for food after leaving the pharmaceutical industry where she worked as a sales representative for nearly a decade. Ashley loves locally grown food and has great fun coming up with new recipes using these local treasures as the foundation. She lives in Traverse City, MI, voted by Midwest Living magazine as a top 5 foodie town. Ashley lives with her husband, son and daughter near the shores of Lake Michigan.

Join World Food Day To End World Hunger

Let World Food Day inspire you to be a part of the solution to ending world

Photo Credit: World Food Day

Photo Credit: World Food Day

hunger. The first World Food Day started on October 16, 1981. It was established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This day offers the opportunity for collaborative efforts to bring about change to end hunger, malnutrition and poverty. The day also highlights achievements in food security and agricultural development. The theme for World Food Day 2013 is Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition”.

Photo Credit: World Food Day

Photo Credit: World Food Day

With an estimated 842 million hungry people on the planet, two billion people worldwide lacking micro-nutrients vital for good health, and almost 60 percent of the world’s ecosystems at degraded or used unsustainably, mostly due to the environmentally harmful effects of our current food systems, much work needs to be done. Join many this October 16th. Check out the link here for registered events or sign up to host an event! If you can’t make an event, donate to your local food coalition, join the social media campaign or find more ideas, click here.

Photo Credit: World Food Day

Photo Credit: World Food Day

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