So, uh, April was complete chaos. A road trip, a move, an operation (on a loved one), a complete change of plans for the year ahead and my brother + future sister-in-law’s engagement! Between those things there was a quick 5k (see above), a lot of tears (both sad and happy) and a huge appreciation for the here and now. Anyway! Exciting links:
The Food Revolution 2013 Summit begins this Saturday—it’s all online, and it’s free! Registrants gain access to three interviews per day for a week with 24 incredible speakers, lots of info + tips on sustaining a healthy lifestyle, and free tools + action guides for post-summit reading!
On my “To Watch” list: this documentary. “A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides — as they have in the past — that making healthy food available and affordable is in the best interest of us all.”
Until a handful of challenging-at-the-time factors interrupted the plan, I was all set to make a big-ass move in May. I fully subscribe to the travel-makes-us-better-people school of thought.
Justin Timberlake, dressed as tofu, rapping about spirulina. The end. “Look, if you knew how meat was raised, you wouldn’t eat it.” Preeeeeach.
How cool is this monthly community dinner? “Detroit SOUP has been a part of neighbors giving neighbors over $27,000 towards projects related to urban agriculture, art, social justice, entrepreneurs, land use, and education initiatives.”
What have you been doing this month?