Are you concerned about the food students are eating? This free conference was held on April 10, 2005, at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts in Bethlehem to take an in-depth look at such matters as How healthy food is grown and prepared What schools are doing What different types of diets have to offer The conference consisted of three … [Read more...] about Shaping The Future Of School Food (April 2005)
Local Currency for the Lehigh Valley?
LV Dough, a local currency for Lehigh & Northampton Counties is coming soon! Why do we need a local currency? Here are some suggested readings on why & how it strengthens community. Hometown Money: How to Enrich Your Community with Local Currency, by Paul Glover, founder of Ithaca Hours Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, by Bill … [Read more...] about Local Currency for the Lehigh Valley?
What Is Fair Trade?
In today's world economy, where profits rule and small-scale producers are left out of the bargaining process, farmers, craft producers, and other workers are often left without resources or hope for their future. Fair Trade helps exploited producers escape from this cycle and gives them a way to maintain their traditional lifestyles with dignity. Fair Trade encompasses a range … [Read more...] about What Is Fair Trade?
Why did Israel attack the USS Liberty?
Why, really, was the USS Liberty attacked by Israel? by Alan Hart The following is my keynote address to the annual re-union dinner of the Liberty Veterans’ Association Long Island, 12 June 2010—I want to begin by saying that though I covered wars wherever they were taking place on Planet Earth in my television reporting days—it was in Vietnam as a very young correspondent that … [Read more...] about Why did Israel attack the USS Liberty?
Time dollars: a local currency.
The Alliance is an organizational member of the Community Exchange Time Dollar Network. As Anne Rogers, contact person for Community Exchange, describes it in the Directory: Community Exchange is a "neighbor to neighbor" intergenerational model of Time Banks USA. Community Exchange connects individuals and organizations in a supportive network that respects the gifts and … [Read more...] about Time dollars: a local currency.