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International Women’s Day 2012: United Nations’ message against hunger

International Women’s Day 2012: United Nations’ message against hunger

Following on from our theme of International Women’s Day 2012, the United Nations has its own theme, which is helping women in rural communities to fight hunger and poverty. Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has issued a statement calling for people to invest in rural women; the United Nations recognizes these women as the cornerstone of their communities and the path to change. In rural countries, women make up 70 percent of the agricultural workforce; worldwide, they represent 43 percent of agricultural…

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Daffodil Celebration in Murphys, Calif. is a Harbinger of Spring; daFlores Prepares Spring Flower Deliveries

Daffodil Celebration in Murphys, Calif. is a Harbinger of Spring; daFlores Prepares Spring Flower Deliveries

DaFlores.com is ready for its spring flower delivery season. So is Murphys, Calif. The weekend of 12-14 March is daffodil time in the Calaveras County historic town, home to the National Daffodil Show held at Ironside Vineyard. Quaint little Murphys is well worth a visit at any time of year, but the sight of thousands of daffodils can only enhance the experience and add a unique slant to your visit. There will be themed daffodil displays, juried shows and a…

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