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Seven Projects We LOVE - Caring for our Food, People and the Planet

Posted by Natures Path on August 18th, 2015 under General

If you're a fan and friend of Nature’s Path, you probably know we've spent the last 30 years loving the planet and the people on it through our tasty, organic food. But we're not the only ones showing love for food, people and the planet, so we thought we’d share seven of our favourite projects doing good for these worthy causes. 
 

1% For the Planet

Showing love for: the planet
Why we love ‘em: In ten years this organization has inspired more than 1,200 businesses to give more than $100 million back to “blue” or, this planet we call home. 1% members contribute a percentage of sales to non-profit environmental projects – and they’re making a big difference. 
Spread the love: Look for the 1% for the planet logo on products when you shop, donate to the cause directly, or sign your business up as a member. Learn more here.
 

Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver

Showing love for: food & people
Why we love ‘em: Lead by the ever-loveable Jamie Oliver, this project aims to put ‘compulsory practical food education on the school curriculum’. Their hope is that by educating kids about food, where it comes from and how it affects our bodies will prevent obesity and disease.
How you can spread the love: sign it (their petition), share it (on social media), do it (implement healthy habits at home!). Find out more here.
 

$20 Million and Change by Patagonia

Showing love for: the planet & people
Why we love ‘em: Between their revolutionary and environmentally- minded business strategy and many inspirational, change-making projects – there’s a lot we love about Patagonia. $20 Million and Change is a recent project that sets out to ‘help like-minded, responsible start-up companies bring about positive benefit to the environment’ -
How you can spread the love: Submit your environmentally-responsible start-up for consideration here.
 

Health Child Healthy World 

Showing love for: people
Why we love ‘em: this organization works to empower parents, promote solutions and influence policy to create healthier homes and a healthier world for our children.
Spread the love: Sign up and spread the word with them.
 

Just Label It

Showing love for: food
Why we love ‘em: Created to advocate for labeling of GMO foods, Just Label It works to create awareness and education about the issue. Their website includes informative resources and easy ways to take immediate action in support of GMO labeling.
Spread the love: Donate to the cause or take action by signing petitions and sending targeted letters. Find out more here
 

Food Democracy Now!

Showing love for: food
Why we love ‘em: A grassroots organization committed to building sustainable foods systems that that protects people and the planet. With over 650,000 members, Food Democracy Now! organizes online and in-person change-making efforts.
Spread the love: Become a member or donate to the cause. More info here
 

Teens Turning Green

Showing love for: people
Why we love ‘em: Started in 2008 by a mother and daughter team, Teens Turning Green believe that “every living being has the power to affect positive change”. They work to educate and empower young people through their many initiatives.  
Spread the love: Donate, become a partner, get involved - here
 
Did we miss one of your favorite food, people or planet projects? Tell us in the comments below! 


Show us your love for food, people and the planet by tagging your pictures with #Love4All on InstagramTwitter and Facebook

 
While you’re out and about spreading the love - make sure to pack a snack. And what could be more appropriate than a Love Crunch bar
 

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