42-42-42 Food Ethics Action Program
The 42-42-42 Food Ethics Action Program began Sunday March 11th and culminate on Earth Day, April 22th. Please bring a large photo or illustration that shows something about your 42-42-42 actions. The photos are being put up in the Social Hall, or post the photo on Facebook.
Getting 42 or more people at OCUUC to commit, for a period of 42 days leading up to the 42nd Earth Day, to taking action of their choice with respect to food ethics.
The actions people choose may involve their own eating patterns–or may involve volunteering in a food related organization, doing something regarding food justice or farm worker rights, doing something about depletion of fish stocks, etc.
If you would like to participate in the Food Ethics Action Program, you can sign up at church or on Facebook. For more information contact Maureen McConaghy (42ocuucorg) .
Ethical Eating Film Fest April 20th & 21st
Introducing the OCUUC Healthy Recipes Exchange Group.
You are invited to join. We are part of the 42-42-42 Project!
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