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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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Statement from the People’s Movement Assembly on Food Sovereignty, US Social Forum 2010

Republished from the Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative listserve: Statement from the People’s Movement Assembly on Food Sovereignty, US Social Forum 2010 Over a half-century ago, Mahatma Gandhi led a multitude of Indians to the sea to make … Continue reading

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Farming Practice Behind the Environmental Weight of Eating Meat

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.

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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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Food, Inc

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“A Good Food Manifesto for America” by Will Allen

(Re-posted from the Growing Food and Justice Initiative list-serve. Please read on. –ed.) A Good Food Manifesto for America by Will Allen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has … Continue reading

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Changing Approach to Writing Food Policy: NYTimes Business

Sunday’s Business section of the New York Times ran a soft exposition on the changing approach to writing food policy: (Food policy activists…) argue that farm policy — and federal dollars — should instead encourage farmers to grow more diverse … Continue reading

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Tag, We’re It: New York Times

An Op-ed by SHANNON HAYES in the March 10th online edition of NYTimes, written against the plan for animal ID chips coming from the  Department of Agriculture, frankly concludes to scrap the whole system, instead of making expensive tracking a … Continue reading

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