25″ x 40″
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimated that 795 million people of the 7.3 billion people (one in nine) in the world were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2014-2016. Undernutrition is responsible for almost half of all deaths in children under five, estimated to be about three million a year. The foods on this quilt are staples that satisfy our basic need for food in most of the countries of the world. Foods included are fish, eggs, pasta, milk, bread, wheat, rice, taro, cassava, potatoes, yams, green beans, carrots, beets, bell peppers, bananas, tomatoes, corn, grapefruit, an orange, and asparagus.