Food Security

SAGE.Rachel'sTableLast week SAGE dining services director Ed Comer donated leftover food from the WA dining hall to Rachel’s Table a volunteer-based organization that picks up unsold and unserved food from institutions ranging from schools to restaurants for delivery to 35 different soup kitchens, shelters, and neighborhood pantries in Worcester area.

Nearly 100,000 people living in Worcester County experience food insecurity throughout the year. The United Nations World Food Summit (1996) defined food security as existing ““when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. Here in Worcester Continue reading


Carcharodon carcharias

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The Friday Lunch Speaker series entailed a midwinter talk titled The Reemergence of the Atlantic Great White Shark in New England. For links to a wide array of data, research, and conservation organizations & resources – including a fantastic poster on the great white shark biology and ecology , an amazing yet controversial real-time shark tracker application, and Maya Lin’s exquisite online interactive memorial exhibit “What is Missing?”: Continue reading