MT @StirToAction: a new account of the criminalisation of Food Not Bombs by co-founder Keith McHenry – http://t.co/wKiEGxSF
Thx @vishrutarya for getting the word out about ‘#Earthday and #Occupy make a baby.’ http://t.co/bspGZBkw @occupyfarm and #foodsovereignty
The idea of “food sovereignty” is nearly 20 years old, and most folk still don’t quite know what it means. To be fair, the term ‘sovereignty’ does no-one any favours. It sounds like it might have something to do with nation-states. It could also be a slightly more pretentious way of saying ‘food self-sufficiency’. In truth, the one liner version of food sovereignty is fairly simple: “it’s about having a democratic food system for the first time”. Which almost immediately begs the question: so what does this actually look like?
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April 17th, the International Day of Peasant Struggle, isn’t just about slogans and marches. Honduran peasants began massive land occupations this Tuesday, and are paying the price. Below, a letter from La Via Campesina in solidarity with the 3000 families on the front lines. Keep Reading »
Water privatization hurts the poor, but the World Bank does it anyhow. Rap *that* away, Jim Yong Kim. http://t.co/rkP8Dplo
Autism is linked to maternal obesity: http://t.co/Wt7V2hXg and the industrial food system http://t.co/OtJb8j62
RT @FERNnews: RT @bittman: If your food’s in plastic, what’s in your food? http://t.co/NnV6NyzH
Happy International Day of Peasant Struggle! Land to the Tiller! #LaViaCampesina http://t.co/0QQoxjgw!
Food education debate isn’t new: Joan Dye Gussow (1979) asks Can the Food Industry Afford A Healthy America? http://t.co/1aRyw4S4 h/t DBS