Policy and Organizing

Slow Food International Appoints Ugandan Edie Mukiibi as Vice President

Edie Mukiibi’s background is well matched to support Slow Food’s international priorities, including creating 10,000 gardens in Africa.

Partners In Health: Redefining the Possibilities of Health Care

Partners In Health advocates for human rights and provides health care treatment to poor populations throughout the world.

The Role of Japanese Cooperatives Post Fukushima

In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese cooperatives have embraced social responsibility in times of public fear.

Bringing it Closer to Home – Boston approves commercial farming within city limits

Boston steps into the future, joining other U.S. cities in allowing commercial urban farming.

Local to Global Connections

Anuradha Mittal, director of the Oakland Institute, explains how research informs the public and affects policy.

On Our Land – The machinery behind one of the world’s major land grabs in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is home to the world’s third-largest rainforest – and the fastest, biggest land grab on the planet.

Regressions in Decision-Making and Policy-Setting Procedures Pertaining to Animal Farming

The Center for a Livable Future released its analysis of the impact of the Pew Commission’s report and recommendations. The findings are shocking.

The Paiute Tribe’s Food System Project restores control of food system

The Owen Valley’s Paiute tribe aims to regain control of its food system through its Sustainable Food System Development Project.

SOIL Transforms Waste Into Organic Compost

SOIL is a non-profit organization “dedicated to protecting soil resources, empowering communities and transforming wastes into resources in Haiti.”

World’s Largest Organization of Food Professionals Leads Event To Empower Nation and Improve Health

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held its annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, offering the most up to date nutritional information and trends.