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In the hillside village of Masoalikuka in Malawi, Mary Biliati spends several days a week helping her neighbors overcome a common dilemma: How can we get our kids to eat their pumpkin leaves?
Pumpkin leaves are an excellent source of iron, protein, calcium and vitamins A and C. The trick...More
In the cacao groves of the Philippines, my enemy is lurking. Tiny—almost invisible when camouflaged on a branch—my enemy plots to destroy what I love. It is the enemy of right-thinking, chocolate-loving people everywhere: the pod borer.
The pod borer insect literally worms its way into...More
When Edgardo Salinas set out for church on a recent Sunday morning after skipping breakfast, he was prepared to go without food for the entire day. He had never fasted before, but on March 2, he was determined to see what it would feel like to be hungry.
Salinas, a 28-year-old...More