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Written by DOUGLASS ADAIR, and published July 10th in the Los Angeles Times: read the full story here. Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers of America, appeared on “The Colbert Report” on Thursday to invite Americans of all … Continue reading
Posted today on Yes! Magazine, BEVERLY BELL reports: (…) In an open letter sent May 14, Jean-Baptiste, both Executive Director of MPP and the spokesperson for the National Peasant Movement of the Congress of Papay (MPNKP), called the entry of … Continue reading
This tour is open to anyone seeking to learn about the Cuban food system and promote solidarity with Cuban agriculturalists. See more details here.
The Crop Mob gathers mulch and finishes the greenhouse — just two of the day’s tasks at Okfuskee Farm in Silk Hope, N.C.
Cuba plans city farms to ease economy woes: Project launched to ring urban areas with thousands of small farms in bid to reverse agricultural decline.
Written by DAMON DARLIN, found in the Business section of the NYTimes, and published here. (…) How practical is local food sourcing in a nation that enjoys a diversity of food? From a practical standpoint, there isn’t much that can … Continue reading
Timothy J. LaSalle, CEO of Rodale Institute, speaks at the Climate and Agriculture Summit last October, explaining how healthy soil practices remove CO2 from the sky:
IN the age of global food crisis, those financing export agriculture play the rest of the planet a most dangerous game: read the NYTimes Magazine feature here: (…) spurring financial firms like Goldman Sachs and BlackRock to invest hundreds of … Continue reading
An op-ed found in the NYTimes, “The Carnivore’s Dilemma:” NICOLETTE HAHN NIMAN argues that the farming practices that score the environmental weight of eating meat are not all the same. Read the full piece here.
CHICAGO, USA: A Slow Food write up in promotion of organizing like the Growing Food and Justice Initiative, and farming like Growing Power.
A victory decision for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), farm workers and tomato growers: Read the stories here and here. In what Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis called a “huge victory” for farm workers, one of the country’s largest … Continue reading
From Urban Omnibus (which I first saw linked through City Farmer): East New York is a documentary video in five chapters, explaining how East New York’s urban agriculture movement developed. The five chapters of the video focus on Local Farmers, … Continue reading
YOKOSHIBAHIKARI, Japan: Rural Labor Squad, a government pilot program started recently by Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso’s stimulus plans, has so far helped place more than 2,400 Japanese youth into farming jobs, through a program that: ” (…) stems from … Continue reading
In English and Spanish with Spanish subtitles. La soberanía alimentaria, lucha campesina contra el modelo neoliberal por un mundo más justo. En el programa de Euskal Telebista RUTAS DE SOLIDARIDAD. Emisión de nuevos capítulos a partir del 18 de agosto … Continue reading
A youtube video, and a how-to slideshow for getting your own worm composting started, from the Wormshop at City Farmer.
Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: “The Garden” documents the struggle of South Central Farmers (SCF) to reclaim their land. June 12 and 13 will mark the three year anniversary of the encampment evictions.