Search Results for: food
May 20, 2013
- Phosphorus | Video
- Phosphorus is getting harder to find, which makes it difficult to maintain current agricultural advances. The Phosphorus Sustainability Research Coordination Network, a global gathering of researchers and stakeholders, met in Washington, D.C. recently. Arizona State University researcher and RCN lead investigator James Elser was at the event, and will talk about phosphorus, a dwindling nutrient essential for food growth.
April 10, 2013
- AZ Technology & Innovation: Intel International Science and Engineering Fair | Video
- The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair will be held May 12-17 at the Phoenix Convention Center, with aspiring scientists from all over the world competing. Renee Levin, Intel’s community engagement manager, will talk about the fair. Sarah Sakha, a student from Xavier High School, will talk about her winning project, which seeks to develop emergency food products used in famine relief.
December 24, 2012
- Giving & Leading: An Arizona Horizon Special | Video
- REPEAT FROM 06/15/2012.
Patrick McWhortor, President and CEO of Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, shares the findings of a statewide survey of Arizona nonprofits contained in the report Borderline: Hope and Concern for Arizona Nonprofits. Find out how Arizona food banks are responding to the challenges of ending hunger; and how all nonprofits are finding creative new ways of doing business.
May 31, 2012
- Arizona Giving & Leading: Food Banks & Hunger | Video
- Find out how Arizona food banks are responding to the challenges of ending hunger. Guests include President and CEO of the Association of Arizona Food Banks Ginny Hildebrand, and Beverly Damore, Chief Operating Officer for the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.
November 15, 2011
- “Food for the Hungry” Chief Photographer | Video
- Rodney Rascona, a photographer for Phoenix-based Food for the Hungry talks about his work for the organization and shares images from his most recent assignment in East Africa.
November 11, 2011
September 20, 2011
August 15, 2011
- Hunger in Arizona | Video
- A new report from the Food Research and Action Center indicates that Arizona has the seventh highest percentage of families with children who can’t afford to put food on the table. Cynthia Zwick and Katie Kahle of the Arizona Community Action Association discuss the report’s findings.
February 15, 2010
- Hunger | Video
- A national report on hunger reveals the problem has increased tremendously during the past four years. Ginny Hildebrand of the Association of Arizona Food Banks and Bob Evans of the United Food Bank in Mesa will discuss hunger in America and Arizona.
October 26, 2009
- H1N1 Update | Video
- Will Humble, Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, provides an update on the H1N1 virus and the vaccine. He’ll also talk about his trip to Washington, D.C. to advocate for changes to the nation’s food stamps program.
June 11, 2009
- Green Algae Strategy | Video
- ASU Professor Mark Edwards, who recently won a top national award for his book, “Green Algae Strategy,” talks about algae’s tremendous potential as a sustainable source of food and fuel.
December 15, 2008
- Government Assistance | Video
- In these tough economic times, the need for government assistance is increasing. Pat Harrington of the Arizona Department of Economic Security will talk about the increased demand for unemployment benefits and Judith Fritsch of D.E.S. will talk about the increased need for other services such as food stamps, medical insurance and welfare.
September 16, 2008
- Hospital Community Benefits | Video
- The Desert Mission Food Bank is an affiliate of John C. Lincoln Health Network. It is one example of how hospitals reach beyond providing medical care to offer a variety of social services. John Rivers, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, joins us to talk about the role of hospitals in the community.
April 30, 2008
- Closing the Food Gap | Video
- Mark Winne, author of �Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty,� talks about current shortages and rising prices of food and how our nation�s food policy impacts low income families across America.
November 14, 2005
- National Hunger and Homelessness Week
- You might be shocked to find out what happened when Phoenix City Councilman Greg Stanton posed as a homeless person to try and better understand the plight of homelessness in the Valley. HORIZON marks National Hunger and Homelessness Week with a series of conversations with Stanton, Ginny Hildebrand, Executive Director of The Association of Arizona Food Banks and Bob Evans, Executive Director of United Food Bank about what we can all do to stem the tide of poverty and homelessness in our city.
- Arizona Stories: St. Mary's Basilica
- The downtown Phoenix icon has a rich history and a special place in the hearts of Arizonans.
January 26, 2005
January 20, 2005
- Project Artemis
- Fifteen Afghan women have come to the Valley for a business bootcamp. Two of the women tell Horizon what they have learned.
- Food for the Hungry
- A Phoenix City Council member has just returned from a village hit hard by the tsunami in south Asia. Horizon spoke to her, and a representative of a local relief agency, about what they saw.
January 4, 2005
- Tsunami Relief
- Food and medical supplies are on the way for those who survived the earthquake and the Tsunami in Southeast Asia. But relief agencies and nonprofit are still asking for support in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster in the past century. We'll look at local efforts to help.
December 31, 1969
- Lunch Wars
- Author Amy Kalafa discusses her book “Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children’s Health.”