Lobster Pound Used By Mi’kmaw Destroyed By Fire

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

Nova Scotia, Canada - Early this morning, a fire destroyed a lobster pound (building/facility) used by Mi’kmaw fishers in the fishing village of Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. Global News [...]

Agribusiness Interests Hijack 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

By Anuradha Mittal, In Depth News. -

Oakland, CA -This World Food Day (October 16) amidst the ongoing pandemic and the devastating impact of the climate crisis, a Food Systems Summit is being planned a year from now by the United [...]

First Nation Chief Fears For His People After Attacks On Mi’kmaw

By CBC Radio. -

Sipekne'katik First Nation Chief Mike Sack says he worries someone will get hurt or worse after hundreds of commercial fisherman stormed two Mi'kmaw lobster facilities on Tuesday. During a [...]

Fishermen Oppose ‘Catastrophic’ Release Of Fukushima Water To Ocean

By Reuters. -

Tokyo - Japanese fish industry representatives on Thursday urged the government not to allow the release at sea of tonnes of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant, saying it would [...]

Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist Through Agroecology

By Rafael Forsetto, Civil Eats. -

Just off one of the main highways that crosses the Brazilian state of Paraná, there’s a narrow dirt road that’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. The road is bordered on both sides by [...]

The Secret To Farming For The Climate

By Nicholas Carter, A Well Fed World. -

A major change to how we farm is not only necessary, it’s inevitable. The 2019 Climate Change and Land IPCC report described the need to focus on changing land use and current agriculture [...]

Train A Woman To Farm, And The Community Will Eat

By Rita Otu, Organic Without Boundaries. -

There is no shame in farming, there is only shame in biting the hand that feeds you. Farmers for a long time have been looked down upon and yet they are an essential group. Constantly working [...]

Community-Based Farms Rise To The Occasion As Big Food Supply Chains Stall

By Elizabeth Henderson, Independent Media Institute. -

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep craters in the U.S. food supply chain. Dairies that supply milk and food products to restaurants have had the heartbreaking task of dumping millions of [...]

Manitos Children’s Fund To Support Venezuelan Children Despite Sanctions

By Manitos Children's Fund. -

Manitos Children’s Fund grows out of the decades old Latin America solidarity movement which has worked to change US policies toward Latin America for over 60 years. Because of our history we are [...]

Food Sovereignty Activists See The Pandemic Crisis As Pivotal For Change

By David Bacon, Food First. -

Disaster brings change, however. Many grassroots organizations and movements are trying to seize the moment to propose alternatives, and in some cases, to begin implementing them. Some are [...]

Chicago Freedom School Offered Food, Water And Rest To Weary Protesters Trapped Downtown

By Justin Laurence, Chicago Book Club. -

Last weekend, as thousands of protesters gathered Downtown, the Chicago Freedom School sprung into action, working to feed and transport those stuck in the Loop — but a surprise inspection by the [...]

Solidarity Gardens Launched To Address Food Disruption And Insecurity

By Solidarity Gardens CU. -

Champaign-Urbana, IL - Individuals and organizations are encouraged and empowered to plant gardens throughout the Champaign-Urbana area and donate use of land, garden supplies, and expertise [...]

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 [...]