Tag Archives: food justice

5 Ways Neighborhoods Are Taking Control of Their Food Systems: Colorlines

“Five ways neighborhoods are taking control of their food systems”, written Juel Stuart, and published today via Colorlines. Advertisements

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Winburn Community Art Garden

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

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CIW and Bon Appetit Fighting for Food Justice: San Francisco Bay Guardian

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

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Finding Solutions with Urban Farms: CNN

MILWAUKEE, USA: CNN’s “Solutions” features Will Allen and Growing Power. Watch the video here.

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Will Allen on Urban Farming

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The Slow Food USA Blog: Growing Food and Justice

CHICAGO, USA: A Slow Food write up in promotion of organizing like the Growing Food and Justice Initiative, and farming like Growing Power.

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Fair Food Project Connects Farms, Farmworkers and Advocates to Food Justice

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

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Food Producing City (series): Oakland, USA

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

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2nd Annual Gathering, Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative: October 30 – November 1, 2009

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Graffiti and Grub on CAN-TV, Chicago

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Brahm Ahmadi: Food Systems, 2008

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.

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People’s Grocery Named as 2009 Green Alternatives Honoree

People’s Grocery wins the 2009 Green Alternative Honoree at MyHumanRightsHeroes.org.

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Graffiti and Grub on ABC 7, Chicago

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Street Farmer: NYTimes Weekend Magazine, July 5th

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

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Food Sovereignty / Soberania Alimentaria

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

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Food Justice in the City: Growing Power

Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.

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Graffiti and Grub Takes on Food Deserts: Chicago Public Radio

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

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Bon Appetit Food Provider Make Historic Agreement

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

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CIW Representative Lucas Benitez Talks on the Campaign for Fair Food

From Eat Well Guide: A short interview with CIW representative Lucas Benitez on working conditions, worker’s rights, health and wage issues and the Campaign for Fair Food.

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Green Collar Heroes: The Root

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

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