The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact

By Heather Gray, Justice Initiative International. -

Rashid wisely begins by sharing the history of the west’s conceptualization of “the way that we think about ourselves and our relation to the material world that exists around us.” He notes that [...]

Time To Confront Scourge Of Capitalism In Food System

By Justin Theodra, Truthout.org -

In December, the Kraft Heinz Company launched a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in response to "prolonged negative perceptions" about the health risk associated with its products. [...]

Saving The Ecosystem With Wild Backyards

By Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun, www.occupyradio.com -

This week on Love (and Revolution) Radio, Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun speak with citizen scientist and master gardener Adrian Fisher about reconciliation ecology and how her neighborhood [...]

Is Big Food’s Lobbying Arm On The Brink Of Extinction?

By Katherine Paul, organicconsumers.org -

At the height of the GMO labeling battle, we not-so-fondly referred to the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) as “Monsanto’s Evil Twin.” Last week, a former GMA executive told Politico that [...]

Food Should Be A Commons, Not Capitalism

By Claire Luchette, www.CivilEats.com -

No consumer, farmer, or activist participates in the food system without also participating in capitalism. To Eric Holt-Giménez, the director of Food First, this is a basic truth that’s too often [...]

Day 7 Of Countdown To Launch: Carlos Martinez

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Carlos Martinez began shooting for his local newspaper at the age of 15 years in Houston, Texas. He worked his way up to being the Chief Photographer and Photo Editor for [...]

Investigation Reveals Cannibalism, Hepatitis At Major Turkey Supplier

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec, therealnews.com -

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec for The Real News Network - On November 20, animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) released findings from a 9 month investigation into Norbest [...]

Newsletter – People Act Where US Fails On Climate

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The climate crisis is upon us. It seems that every report on climate conditions has one thing in common: things are worse than predicted. The World [...]

Organic Farm Co-op: World’s Largest Will Use 100% Renewables

By Staff, thenews.coop -

By Staff of Co-operative News - Organic Valley is creating a solar partnership that is set to increase overall usage in Wisconsin by 15%, and will incorporate insect-friendly habitat. Organic [...]

Meat Industry Linked To Largest Toxic Dead Zone In US History

By Alexandra Jacobo, nationofchange.org -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - The meat industry, more specifically corporate giants such as Tyson foods, has been directly linked to the environmental catastrophe know as the toxic [...]

‘Appetite For Destruction’: How Feeding Livestock Strains The Planet

By Dharna Noor, therealnews.com -

By Dharna Noor for The Real News Network - DHARNA NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Dharna Noor joining you from Baltimore. There's a growing awareness that meat production puts a [...]

The Public Good: Reports From The Front Lines

By David Morris, www.ilsr.org -

By David Morris for ILSR - In 2010, Congress passed the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, a law championed by first lady Michelle Obama. Among other provisions, the law offers universal federally [...]

Radically Changing How We Face Food Insecurity And Climate Change

By Josianne Gauthi, www.cidse.org -

By Josianne Gauthi the Secretary General CIDSE - What we need is a profound and radical transformation, or dare we say, conversion of the world food system. Around the world, people are migrating [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation: What’s At Stake For Food, Farmers And The Land?

By Staff, www.iatp.org -

By Staff of IATP - The re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S., Mexico and Canada begins on August 16, and there is much at stake for farmers and rural [...]

Community Market Stand Small Part Of Patching Big Hole

By Staff, www.capitolhillseattle.com -

By Staff for Capitol Hill Seattle Blog - When the Central District Red Apple closed this month as Vulcan readies plans to redevelop the store’s corner of 23rd and Jackson, residents of the CD [...]