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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

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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

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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

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

Oakland, CA

By on 11/7/2012 in Events with No Comments

Phat Beets Community Workshop Series
Come check out the Food N’ Justice Workshop series. Always free at the Saturday North Oakland Farmers’ Market, usually 11-1pm. Our workshop series is located at:
942 Stanford St, Oakland 94608 @Lowell

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Berkeley, CA

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Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice

Please join us for an evening with Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) to celebrate our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist).

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More Dirty Tricks in California’s GMO labeling Campaign

By on 11/6/2012 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Big Ag is running a massive misinformation campaign here in California to persuade people to vote against labeling genetically modified crops. (Michele Simon has been following it diligently.) Yesterday, the campaign’s endgame fluttered through Berkeley residents’ mail boxes.

It’s a strange voter guide that looks sufficiently like the California Democratic Party’s actual endorsements to be plausible, but with two changes.

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Food Myths Busted

By on 10/31/2012 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

The fine Anna Lappé has put together a splendid short film on the lies told by industrial agriculture lobbyists, and the ad agencies that love them.

Please share far and wide, and check out the resources at FoodMythBusters.

The Soils of War

By on 10/30/2012 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

The top grossing film in the United States this weekend was Argo, an above average caper about how the CIA smuggled six embassy staff out of the country during the Iran hostage crisis.


Argo’s Agricultural Attaché (right)

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