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KENTUCKY, USA: Jim Embry explains the Sustainable Communities Network, which: (…) since 2007 has collaborated with many community partners to nurture the urban agriculture movement in Lexington KY with the emphasis on young people as agents of change that will … Continue reading
Food management company Bon Appetit in Palo Alto has built a good reputation as a sustainable company, buying its produce and other foodstuffs as locally and organically as possible. “I’ve learned a lot working here,” said Jon Hall, head chef … Continue reading
MILWAUKEE, USA: CNN’s “Solutions” features Will Allen and Growing Power. Watch the video here.
CHICAGO, USA: A Slow Food write up in promotion of organizing like the Growing Food and Justice Initiative, and farming like Growing Power.
COMING FROM The California Institute for Rural Studies and Fair Food Project: “Fair Food: Field to Table”, a multimedia presentation that promotes a more socially just food system in the U.S. It was created in part by Rick Nahmias Photography. … Continue reading
November Reader Survey: Which projects, places or reports should everyone know about Oakland, California? 1.) People’s Grocery is a community-based organization in West Oakland that develops creative solutions to the health problems in (the) community that stem from a lack … Continue reading
Oakland, USA: Footage of interview shot by Global Oneness Project of People’s Grocery Co-founder and Executive Director Brahm Ahmadi speaking on efforts to transform our modern food system.
People’s Grocery wins the 2009 Green Alternative Honoree at MyHumanRightsHeroes.org.
MILWAUKEE, USA: This weekends NYTimes Weekend Magazine includes a compelling 4 page feature on Will Allen, urban farming genius and Growing Power’s CEO and founder. Written by ELIZABETH ROYTE, the article is linked here. (…) Show Allen a pile of … 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
Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.
LaDonna Redmond is a food activist on Chicago’s West Side. Redmond’s work bringing healthy food to low-income communities has gotten her national attention. Now she’s setting her sights on the city’s South Side. Redmond is merging food and culture with … Continue reading
UNITED STATES: Last month, the Washington Post reported that organizing to achieve fair and just working conditions, The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, and Bon Appetit, a large “socially responsible” food provider, have agreed: (…) to boycott Florida tomatoes if growers … Continue reading
Ambessa and Zakiya Harris, Grind for the Green Green Collar Heroes, a slide-show in recognition of excellent work, featured at the Root: “The green movement is about more than celebrities driving hybrid cars and building green homes. It’s about everyday … Continue reading