Co-ops can serve as one tool for Black communities address systemic inequalities in the food system.
123 Food and Agriculture Organizations to Watch in 2023
Keep an eye on these 123 organizations that are pushing for better food and agriculture systems.
Costa Rican Agricultural Cooperative Resists Expansion of Large-Scale Pineapple Plantations
For four decades, the Costa Rican village and agricultural cooperative of Longo Maï has worked to resist the expansion of multinational pineapple plantations while defending the land, water, and labor rights of the local community.
Lebanese Grassroots Food Security Initiative Fosters Agricultural Self-Sufficiency
Despite growing food insecurity in Lebanon, the grassroots initiative Ardi Ardak—”my land, your land”—aims to cultivate agricultural self-sufficiency and support market access, providing community-supported solutions during Lebanon’s current socio-economic crisis.
New Study Highlights Traditional Foods as Foundational to the Health and Well-Being of Indigenous Peoples
The study underscores the health and nutrition disparities experienced by the First Nations peoples of Canada.
New Mexican Farm and Nonprofit Fights for Restorative Changes to Industrial Food System
La Semilla Food Center, a New Mexico-based nonprofit, champions food sovereignty and sustainable farming practices in the Paso del Norte region.
Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda
Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.