The food we grow and eat influences every aspect of our cities, our communities and ourselves. But nowadays, a small number of major corporations control the vast majority of food distribution. This has devastating effects on workers, the environment and even the long-term stability of our food supply. In a world of global food monopolies, how can we future-proof food?
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center helps locals become chefs, while providing Brownsville, NY with its first sit-down restaurant in decades.
"The massive elephant in the room is we have all these hungry kids.”
How can snacks and their packaging be designed so that blind persons cannot only know what they are buying and eating, but
It's been called the "omnivore's dilemma." And nobody, not even an expert, is exempt from it.
On May 12th, I had the opportunity to attend the International Labor Rights Gala. At the Gala, there were various food stations that served tasty pastas, sliced meats, fruits and vegan bites.
Food Justice and Personal Rewilding as Social Movements: Social Justice Mandates Animals Should Not be Treated as Marginalized "Others"
In her excellent essay, Dr. Hope Ferdowsian clearly showed "Why Justice for Animals Is the Social Movement of Our Time." Here
At a moment when Black Americans were suffering from widespread hunger, sickness, unemployment, and police violence, the Black Panther Party was there to try to fill the gaps that institutional racism and government negligence had created.
Linda Pieri and Gerald Waite, Peace Booth, Goshen, Indiana. One of the largest county 4-H fairs in the United States, which
Over 3000 jobs were promised, however employment is closer to 600, with the majority of these for initial construction, including
In many ways, endorsements of capitalism's enclosures and exploitations have not strayed far from their origins. Only slightly
When examining America's prisons, it's easy to see how the food system plays a major role in an institution that is ripe with dysfunction and systemic problems. We must continue to act to improve the lives of individuals most marginalized in the food system in order to create a more equitable food system for us all.
Michael wanted to make a plan, wanted to know what he'd be doing for the winter. He started thinking about those farmer-training programs he'd read about, and decided to apply.
While food is by no means at the center of the Black Lives Matter movement, it could emerge as an important corollary issue in the months and years to come.
This week we helped seed community and school gardens in Uganda, Cameroon, and St. Louis Missouri. These projects provide local residents with not just access to healthy food, but the tools to grow their own food and maintain ownership of their own food sources.
Jesus made a revolutionary statement when he stood on the Mount of Olives and declared: “For I was hungry and you gave me
Should we pronounce the UN a failure, or perhaps give it a ceremonial gold watch and retire it? The UN and its adjunct organs and agencies have made much progress, before the 50th Anniversary, but also since.