In this 12-minute video clip, Poet Extraordinaire Sistah Joy Alford offers fresh ideas about the role of poets in Speaking Back to Hunger. She also showcases the important part that Poetry X Hunger can play in working with school kids. And, she reads an excerpt from one of her powerful poems, Did They Know. To watch her read the full poem, visit -- Category: Sistah Joy - Poetry X Hunger
Poetry Leader, Patti Ross, recently presented her poem, Prayer Line in Koreatown, LA at Immanuel Church in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was inspired to write the poem after reading about the Church's anti-hunger work. During her first-time visit to the site in March 2022, she was invited to read and record her poem in the chapel. Turn up your volume to hear this 2-minute video -- (8) Patti Ross Presents her Hunger Poem in Los Angeles, CA USA - YouTube And here's the text of her poem -- Category: Patti Ross - Poetry X Hunger
In this 30-min interview, Richard Wilmore and Constanza Roeder of the popular Arts for the Health of It podcast visit with Poetry X Hunger about its mission of bringing poets and their poetry to the anti-hunger cause. We cover lots of ground!! Take a look to learn more about Arts for the Health of It and about Poetry X Hunger.
(12) Poetry and Public Health with Hiram Larew - YouTube
In this 50-minute video of a recent Learning Spotlight session teachers visit with teachers about how they are using poetry, yes poetry, in the classroom discussions of food, farming, hunger, nutrition and similar topics. Very innovative!! Thanks to the folks with Pennsylvania State University's Global Learning in Agriculture (GLAG) program for hosting the session.
In this 22-minute video interview, Dr. McLoughlin explains her groundbreaking work that is bringing poets to the land -- through her Writing the Land program. She also discusses how her work with Land Trusts across the U. S. is relevant to agriculture, food security and hunger.
Here is the link on YouTube: https://youtu.be/eh8A-OYsfdo
Here's a 20-min interview with Dr. Ryan Dennis, Founder of The Milk Glass visiting with Poetry X Hunger about his groundbreaking work to showcase Rural Writing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuaEbSrm3Sk
In this 12-minute video, Patrick Washington (Maryland, USA) discusses how poetry is being powerfully used to Speak Back to Hunger. For example, many of the Young Poets that are in his orbit are writing about hunger. Feel his energy in this video!
Antoni Ooto's poem was featured in FAO North America's Newsletter: http://newsletters.fao.org/q/122kQwleDVKZU1m7oy7W/wv
Here's the link to an exciting online community and journal that showcases writing, including poetry, about rural living and agriculture. Check it out! About The Milk House – The Milk House
Here's a link to a powerful article about the terrible impacts of The Great Hunger in Ireland (1845-49), especially on children. Our thanks to Dr. Mary Swander, former Poet Laureate of Iowa and founder of AgArts (Imagine a healthy food system - Agarts) for sharing the link.
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