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A country of 40 million inhabitants, Argentina produces enough food for 350 million people. But despite that, many, many children suffer from malnutrition.

The programme Mi Huerta – My Kitchen Garden – aims to set up and develop allotments in schools around the region.

For more information see:

www.mihuerta.org.ar/es

In New York another fresh food project is underway. “Healthy bodega” or “healthy store” aims to improve the quantity and quality of fruit and vegetables sold in the city’s small corner shops – often the only places to buy food for many people.

The neighbourhood of Bedford Stuyvesant is one of the more unhealthy in New York, with limited access to healthy food, low incomes, poor education rates and a traditional fatty cooking – soul food.

For more information see:

www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/cdp/cdp_pan_hbi.shtml

From New York to Lyon in France, where we visit a school for chefs.

The Institute Paul Bocuse, set up by French celebrity chef Paul Bocuse, teaches students how to cook first-class food, set tables and design menus.

For more information see:

www.institutpaulbocuse.com