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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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Food Urbanism Pdf Download: RUAF

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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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Philadelphia City Council Passes Unanimous Vote to Create Sustainable City Policy

PHILADELPHIA adopts city policy aimed at sustainable practice: See B Corps Win Healthy Tax Break in Landmark Law, written by Mary Catherine O’Connor and published on Thursday, December 3rd on triplepundit.com The Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously to pass a … Continue reading

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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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Growing Power Wins Major Kellogg Grant: Award Will Help Create Green Jobs, Aid Reeling Detroit

Milwaukee – May 4, 2009 – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the nation’s largest charitable organizations, has announced that Growing Power Inc. will receive $400,000 for a plan to create sustainable jobs among vulnerable urban populations. The project, called … Continue reading

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Growing Power Founder Up For National Award

The Milwaukee Sentinel with the scoop. …The Natural Resources Defense Council announced Tuesday that (Will) Allen (founder of Growing Power) is one of three food producer finalists for the first-ever Growing Green Awards. …The awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated … Continue reading

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Eating Food That’s Better for You, Organic or Not: NYTimes

Mark Bittman explores the ecology of eating, and he makes the distinction between what it means to eat organic food, and what it means to eat local food.

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Workers Agree to Go with Less

The Boston Globe writes that Paul Levy, CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is “trying something revolutionary, radical, maybe even impossible.” How far will workers agree to go without to save jobs?

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“Don’t Be So Afraid to Get Dirty”

Last Tuesday: a video report from the New York Times about a small organic farm sustaining itself through the economic crisis.

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Making a scandal for bankers

Google game: Make a 3 word phrase, in a specific order, and that has logical sense for at least one example sentence that you can think of–  then search the three word phrase, in quotes, on Google, and the first … Continue reading

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