Schools Are Feeding Millions Of Children

By Chuck Abbott, The Fern. -

Public schools served tens of millions of emergency meals in April to low-income children after coronavirus closures ended cafeteria service, said a survey released on Monday. But with roughly [...]

A History Of Mutual Aid Has Prepared POC For This Moment

By Myriam Gurba, Remmexcla. -

Southern Solidarity has gone from 24 daily meal distributions to 250. “We’re doing this because capitalism is making survival impossible,” Araujo says. She plans to meet with researchers [...]

Colombian Social Leaders Protest For Access To Health Care And Food

By Telesur English. -

The difficult situation Colombia is facing due to the pandemic prompted the 48 leaders of Sierra Nevada, in the Santa Marta District, to protest to demand decent health services and food [...]

COVID-19 Sparks A Rebirth Of The Local Farm Movement

By Stephanie Hiller, YES Magazine. -

Family farms in California and across the country have been hit hard by the impact of the coronavirus on their markets. But in the health-conscious Bay Area, where celery was already one of the [...]

Mutual Aid In Public Housing Continues After Housing Authority Pushback

By Sarafina Harper, The Real News. -

In early April, Baltimore City’s Housing Authority threatened Reverend Annie Chambers with arrest and eviction for distributing food to her neighbors at Douglass Homes, citing a policy barring [...]

‘No Evil’ Foods Purges Pro-Union Employees

By Paul Blest, The Appeal. -

No Evil Foods created products like El Zapatista and Comrade Cluck, but workers say its conduct doesn’t live up to its leftist branding. No Evil Foods describes its mission as to “put more good [...]

The Generosity Of Agriculture

By Kerry Hoffschneider, Indianz. -

The generosity of agriculture and the potential for farmers, ranchers and all people to act in more selfless fashions can be found amongst the chaos of the times if one looks for it closely [...]

Agroforestry Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security In Honduras

By Lorraine Potter, Forests News. -

Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary agroforestry system of Inga alley cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families, planted over 3 [...]

The Great Potato Giveaway

By David Ryder and Christopher Walljasper, Reuters. -

Auburn, Washington - When Tina Yates pulled her truck up to a mall in western Washington state on Thursday, workers waved her past hundreds of cars waiting to pick up free russet potatoes. “You [...]

Farmworkers Are Walking Out To Protest Conditions During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Mai Hoang and Le Talamo, Seattle Times. -

Yakima, Washington - Workers at Columbia Reach Pack and Hansen Fruit and Cold Storage Co. in Yakima walked out Thursday morning to protest their working conditions. They held signs asking [...]

The Black Death Killed Feudalism. What Does COVID-19 Mean For Capitalism?

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus -

You pay little attention to the systems of your body — circulatory, digestive, pulmonary — unless something goes wrong. These automatic systems ordinarily go about their business, like unseen [...]

In Absence Of State Action, Organizers Help Homeless People During Pandemic

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, collectives sharing free food with the hungry were facing a sharp uptick in state repression. In Arizona, Tucson Police Park Safety warned the public that [...]

Groups Urge Mnuchin To Ban Large Agribusinesses From CARES Act Aid

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, DC — A coalition of 68 farmer, environmental, and antitrust groups across the country sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today, urging the U.S. Department of the [...]

How Industrial Food Makes Us More Vulnerable To COVID-19

By Kristin Lawless, Organic Consumers Association. -

When I finished working on my book, “Formerly Known As Food: How the Industrial Food System is Changing Our Minds, Bodies, and Culture,” in 2018 — after 10 years of research and writing — I was [...]