Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Food for Thought

Thanks to my friends Donny and Tom for sending me this pictorial representation of the food families consume in one week throughout the world.

The Melander Family of Bargteheide $500.07

Revis Family of North Carolina $341.98

Casales Family of Cuernavaca Mexico $189.09

Sobczynscy Family of Konstancin-Jeziorna $151.27

Ahmed Family of Cairo $68.53

Ayme Family of Tingo $31.55

Namgay Family of Shingkhey Village $5.03

Aboubaker Family of Breidjing Camp $1.23


Scott and Bekah Ruth said...

Thanks for posting these, Arloa. It's mind boggling to me how imbalanced our world is...I'll definitely direct some other people I know to this pictorial represention.

Anonymous said...

These photos look like they're from a book entitled, "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio. It's an amazing commentary on greater human experience than simply the relative cost of food eaten. I highly recommend it.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your posting I am humbled at what I eat compared to them and what they eat. I should and will have more thought in what I eat from now on.