Originally translated “Let them eat brioche” which during the 1600’s was attributed to an unknown princess, referred to a rich bread which was much like a cake in some aspects.
Though letting people eat cake in large amounts just to make sure they’re eating on a regular basis is not practical due too, what that amount of sugar does to a persons pancreas, the saying is meant to bring light to the fact, Hunger is not caused by lack of production around the world, especially in a day and age where production is in surplus majority of the time, it is because of the social organization of poverty as an acceptable state for anyone to live in over long periods of time, when in reality it degrades society mentally, emotionally and physically, both on a group and individual level.
Across America today, 49.1 million people went without enough food for the whole year last year, according to Feed America, in our eyes here at Bakers Without Borders-TC, that is 49.1 million people to many.
Let Them Eat Cake! Is a hunger relief program recently started here in Minneapolis, Mn by Bakers Without Boarders-TC to help to provide nutrition relief for those most in need as well communities facing any current food shortage crisis.