Food insecurity threatens communities, exacerbates conflicts and ‘no country is immune’ |

About 60 percent of the world’s undernourished people live in conflict-affected areas, he said, adding that “no country is immune.” Conflict means hunger Last year, most of the 140 million people suffering from acute hunger around the world lived in just ten countries: Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Nigeria, Pakistan, South …

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FOOD AND DRINK: Coventry Farm Stand opens Saturday | Food and drink

The Creative Living Community of Connecticut’s Greenhouse Professional Program will hold its Farmstand Opening Day on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2645 Boston Turnpike in Coventry. The program is designed for adults with developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the Greenhouse program is to intentionally engage participants in growing microgreens, …

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A gripping memoir about the life of a chef with an eating disorder

In her 1998 book, “Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia,” Marya Hornbacher writes that “some food-obsessed people become gourmet chefs. Others have eating disorders. From this stark dichotomy And logically, one could envision two opposing genres of culinary memoir: the chronicle of a restaurant chef’s life and the intriguing literature about living with an …

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A ‘chic’ French bulldog who only drinks bottled water amuses the internet

A French bulldog has gone viral on the internet for refusing to drink tap water and only drinking fresh bottled water from his bowl. The Frenchie’s owner, who goes by the name lizzielouisepallister, shredded the video of her spoiled dog on TikTok on Wednesday, with the hashtag “posh” and it has so far received nearly …

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Aspers cashier wins £75,000 because she wasn’t asked to work

Rita Leher felt ‘shunned’ when she wasn’t invited to Las Iguanas after work (Picture: Matt Buck) A cashier has been awarded £75,000 after an employment tribunal found she was ‘victimized’ by colleagues when they failed to invite her to work drinks. Rita Leher, 51, said she felt “shunned” by her colleagues at Aspers Casino at …

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