How One Boston Hospital Is Feeding Patients Through Its Rooftop Farm

By Lindsay Campbell, Modernfarmer.com -

Carrie Golden believes the only reason she’s diabetes free is that she has access to fresh, locally grown food. A few years after the Boston resident was diagnosed with prediabetes, she was [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Indigenous Food Security Is Dependent On Food Sovereignty

By Andy Murphy, Civileats.com -

New research shows that hunting, fishing, and foraging for traditional Native foods help nourish tribal members—but first they need access to their ancestral lands. Several times a year, the [...]

USDA Opens The Door To New Untested, Unlabeled GMOs

By Pat Thomas, Organicconsumers.org -

On June 6, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed to overhaul longstanding regulations governing genetically modified organisms (GMO). The  proposed new rule would revise the agency's [...]

Iowa Crops Look Like Food — But No One’s Eating

By Mark Bittman, Portside.org -

Iowa is unrecognizable from centuries ago, when Europeans took the land for themselves. What were prairie and wetlands are now neatly partitioned grids of intensely cultivated land: the model for [...]

The Green New Deal Must Transform Agriculture & Food Systems To Combat Climate Crisis

By The Center for Food Safety -

Eight environmental, farmworker, public health, and food safety advocacy organizations delivered a petition—signed by more than 100,000 people—to Congress. The petition champions solutions to [...]

We Have The Money To Fix Our Food System

By Brian Wakamo, Otherwords.org -

Poverty is expensive, but fixing it doesn’t have to be — at least not compared to the status quo. The Institute for Policy Studies and the Poor People’s Campaign recently released a Moral Budget, [...]

Man Builds Pantry Outside His Home To Feed The Hungry

By Mayukh Saha, Activist Post. -

To all those people claiming humanity is in shambles and moral values are dead — you have no idea what you are talking about. Yes, humanity has certainly taken some hits to the chest, but it is [...]

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms And Regenerative Farming

By Elizabeth Henderson, Truthout.org -

In February, a dairy farmer friend sent me a note confiding that a few farmers she knows are living on cereal until their milk checks arrive. Yet, the recently released census of agriculture [...]

New Report: Walmart’s Monopolization Of Local Grocery Markets

By Stacy Mitchell, Ilsr.org -

Our findings illustrate the failure of contemporary antitrust policy. For nearly four decades, the two agencies that enforce the antitrust laws, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal [...]

US Economic War On Venezuela Targets CLAP Food Program Relied On By Millions

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — The U.S. government is preparing to levy sanctions against officials associated with Venezuela’s food subsidy program known as CLAP, the latest in a long list of unilateral [...]

The Complete History Of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

By Hanzai E, Wakingtimes.com -

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, [...]

Born Out Of Occupy: Project 222

By Alex Fan Moniz, Popular Resistance -

To think that Project 222 was born with a bang. Real bang. Human dignity over spineless puppeteering. Winston was living in a tent at the time. It was the Fall of 2011, an eventful time around [...]

Largest Private Sector Strike In Years – At Supermarkets Across Northeast

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox. -

More than 30,000 grocery store employees in the northeastern US are refusing to return to work for the second day in a row. Cashiers and deli workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets walked off the [...]

US Senate Fails To Restore Food Assistance For Puerto Rico

By Julio Patron, Wsws.org -

Since a factional battle broke out between Democratic and Republican parties last weekend, the US Senate has failed to pass a disaster relief bill that allocates federal money to recovery [...]