National Agriculture Week is Also This Month
National Nutrition Month, celebrated every March, focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising habits. As coincidence would have it, March 1st was also the beginning of Lent, which we tend to associate with fasting, but in fact is also about health and wellness – in body, mind and spirit.
Later this month, National Agriculture Week (March 19-25) will also take place – a fitting reminder during Nutrition Month that our health begins with the care and tilling of the earth. “Food for Life” is the theme of this year’s National Ag Day (March 21), a key part of National Ag Week.
Read more at the Ag. Day blogspot.
Put this all together – Nutrition, Agriculture, Care of the Earth – and you can see why we say “eating is a moral act.” Read more at our latest blog posting.