January 2019 Connections:
The Food & Drink Issue
In a 2013 address on food and agriculture, Pope Francis said, “A way has to be found to enable everyone to benefit from the fruits of the earth, and not simply to close the gap between the affluent and those who must be satisfied with the crumbs falling from the table..."
You could say that Santa Clara University has had wine in its veins since its beginning...
When Loyola University Maryland committed to invest in its local communities, University leaders didn’t assume they knew what changes were needed. Instead, they started by asking residents to share their hopes and challenges.
Milwaukee’s craft breweries are cultivating the tastes of beer drinkers in and around the city; Marquette University alumni are leading the way, one IPA at a time.
“Water Divides Nations and Wine Unites Them.” This mantra, which Anthony Verdoni (Saint Peter’s University ’64) has heard many times throughout his career in the wine industry, reinforces his belief in the power that food and wine have in bringing people together.
At Gonzaga University, students and faculty learn the realities of food scarcity, ethical eating and the power of a meal to create community.
What began as an idea sparked by a class assignment eventually developed into a start-up company. Meet Loyola Marymount University alumnus Carlos Soto: founder and CEO of Nosotros Tequila.
Extending the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has recently become part of the discussions on ways to end the ongoing Federal government shutdown, now into its second month.
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