In the 1970s, amid a global food crisis, MCC made a radical request – inviting Christians in Canada and the U.S. to reduce their household food budget by 10% as a response to hunger around the world and over-consumption at home.
The More-with-Less Cookbook, written by MCCer Doris Janzen Longacre and published by Herald Press in 1976, offers ideas and recipes to help families move toward that goal.
The book sold more than 800,000 copies in its first 25 years. MCC and Herald Press published a 40th-anniversary edition in 2016.
Read more here: https://mcccanada.ca/centennial/100-stories/more-less