Food Movement

How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis

Courtesy of Yes! Magazine. Here are 13 of the best ideas for a just and sustainable food system, from saving seeds to curbing food waste. Raj Patel & Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz Sep 08, 2017 Changing the food system is the most important thing humans can do to fix our broken carbon cycles. Meanwhile, food security is…

When Insurers Find GMOs an Extreme Risk & USDA Can’t Determine Contamination Methods, it’s Time for Sonoma County to Take Precautions

Sonoma County – Food & Ag Mecca Organic and conventional farmers in Sonoma County alike have been expressing increasing concern about how best to protect their farms and livelihoods from genetic contamination for many years. Along with allied environmentalists and a broad group of advocates and consumers, conventional farmers opposed to genetically-modified technology and their…

Roots of Change’s Michael Dimock: Food Movement Needs to Get More Political

Here’s a must-read interview with Michael Dimock of Roots of Change, in advance of the upcoming 1st Annual Farm Tank Conference in Sacramento, September 22 and 23, where Dimock will be a speaker. RR has had some fascinating discussions and significant disagreements with Dimock via social media during this campaign season, but on food and…

The Great Food Blackout of 2016: How the Presidential Election Ignored the Most Vital Ingredient to Human Survival

The early results of the food movement’s campaign to make certain issues relating to a sustainable and resilient food and ag system are addressed this campaign season are not good. Read author Christopher D. Cook’s (Diet for a Dead Planet) take on the current state of the food movement conversation – three months shy of…

Greening the Revolution – Watch the Complete Film

A high-definition documentary explores the far-reaching effects of international food injustice, from world hunger to the consumption of industrial food. Using food as a symbol of inequality, we explain and expose the corrupt cycle of globalization that perpetuates systems of poverty and oppressive social control. We then present hope: successful, sustainable communities achieving food justice and freedom through the power of the people.

Filmed in India, Kenya, Zambia, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Haiti and the United States.

www.greeningtherevolution.org

 

For the food movement, an unwelcome truth

A welcome addition to the conversation about the nature of the food movement and how change occurs. But Washington Post columnist Tamar Haspel’s work has raised serious questions. At what point does allowing a food and ag columnist to accept compensation from agrochemical industry groups become another corruption of journalistic ethics? After the first dollar…