Two Farmer Cooperatives in Arkansas are Helping Fight Food Insecurity One Farmer at a Time

Two farmer cooperatives in Arkansas, New South Co-op and Grassroots Co-op, are helping fight food insecurity in a region where 20 percent of families go hungry

Advocating for Food Sovereignty at La Via Campesina

La Via Campensina, one of the world’s largest grassroots movements, is holding their seventh International Conference this July to advocate agroecology as the path towards Food Sovereignty.

Interview With Feedback Founder Tristram Stuart

Tristram Stuart and his organization Feedback are raising awareness about food waste, and making some delicious food along the way

Students Launch Nationwide Rolling Fast for Farmworker Justice in Columbus, Ohio

Nineteen students affiliated with Ohio State Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) and Real Food OSU fasted for seven days in March to urge the administration of Ohio State University (OSU) to cut their contract with Wendy’s. The fast was a response to…

Michel Nischan: “Make produce affordable, and people will add more to their lives”

Michel Nishan talks about his multifaceted approach to food system change; his approach? Tear down barriers and create meaningful food policy that benefit low-incomes families so that they are able to provide healthy, fresh foods to their families. If they can afford it, they will buy it.

Patricia Baker Sees Opportunity in Anti-Hunger Grassroots Movements

Patricia Baker, Senior Policy Advocate at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

Julian Agyeman: Reimagining Sustainable Solutions for Local Food Systems

Dr. Julian Agyeman talks sustainable food system change, why thinking locally about food systems is long-term term food security for all, and why we all should be involved in reimagining new strategies to fight hunger.

When Urban Agriculture and Food Justice Are at Odds: Antonio Roman-Alcalá and Erin Havens on AB 551

AB551, a bill designed to support urban agriculture across California, was passed with the hopes that it would also work towards food justice. Food First’s Antonio Roman-Alcalá and Erin Havens think it might be doing otherwise.