Author Archive for Sandeep

Detroit: A Raisin in the Sun? by Malik Yakini

By on 12/15/2012 in Uncategorized with No Comments

Council member Ken Cockrel must be trippin! On Tuesday, December 11, after he, along with Saunteel Jenkins, James Tate, Gary Brown, and Charles Pugh, voted to approve the ill-conceived Hantz land sale proposal, he was quoted in the Detroit Free Press as saying, “a ‘no’ vote would have sent the message to the world that Detroit isn’t really serious about urban agriculture.” The foremost advocates and practitioners of urban agriculture in Detroit opposed the Hantz proposal. It is groups like Feedom Freedom Growers, Earthworks Urban Farm, the Garden Resource Program and D-Town Farm that have informed the nation and the world that Detroiters are serious about urban agriculture.

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Edible Education… Continued

By on 12/10/2012 in Uncategorized with No Comments

A web chat with Raj continues the conversation from his lecture on the Green Revolution.

Edible Education

By on 12/10/2012 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

The Green Revolution

Junk Food Advertising Directed at Kids is Core to Obesity Crisis

By on 11/30/2012 in Uncategorized with No Comments

Advertisements showcase products to consumers, convincing them that this product or that product is the choice that best suit their needs. What happens when children are exposed to advertisements for foods that negatively affect their health?

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

By on 11/30/2012 in Events with No Comments

Raj Patel author, journalist, and food policy expert, continuously challenges our presumptions about the global economy with his work both as a policy analyst and activist. He has worked for some of the most prestigious international organizations and protested against them, and constantly works to find ways to improve the world’s food system.

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Berkeley, CA

By on 11/30/2012 in Events with No Comments

Please join us at the launch reception for the Food Labor Research Center (FLRC), a new project of the UC Berkeley Labor Center.
The FLRC is the first research center in the country to focus on the intersection of food justice and worker justice, and to raise awareness about the wages and working conditions of the 20 million workers in the U.S. food system. Founded this fall as a project of the UC Berkeley Labor Center, the FLRC has already collaborated with the Food Chain Workers Alliance to produce two reports, The Hands That Feed Us and A Dime a Day.
Join us for food, wine, and ‘food for thought’ from leading food and labor thinkers.

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Raj Talks About Food Policy Councils on Current TV

By on 11/30/2012 in featured with No Comments

How do communities overcome local food issues like food deserts and big-box grocery stores?

Berkeley, CA

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EE103: The Green Revolution – Raj Patel, Author, Activist, Economist

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New York, NY

By on 11/30/2012 in Events with No Comments

The world population is estimated to surpass 8 billion people in the next 20 years—how can we ensure that our food system will sustain us? Join us for an exciting round-table discussion exploring long-term global food security.

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Jim Goodman, US Dairy Farmer, Talks about Food Sovereignty

By on 11/30/2012 in Uncategorized with No Comments

Jim Goodman, at the Kickapoo County Fair, talks with Raj about the state of Dairy Farming in the US.