NYC-Based Grassroots Collective Uses Food as a Tool of Resistance

This collective focuses on developing concrete strategies to address environmental sustainability, food sovereignty, racial equity, and economic justice.

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.

NYC Nonprofit Gives New Life to Brooklyn Community Garden

Brooklyn Community Garden is transformed by New York City’s largest land conservancy, New York Restoration Project.

NYC Nonprofit Provides Resources for Community Gardens To Combat Food Apartheid

New York City’s largest land conservancy, founded by actress Bette Midler, provides resources to restore community spaces.

NYC Nonprofit Stewards 52 Community Gardens Across All Five Boroughs

New York City’s largest land conservancy, founded by actress Bette Midler, teaches urban agriculture to residents.

20 Youth Organizations Transforming Food Systems

This International Youth Day, celebrate these youth-led organizations fighting for the future of food.

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