Thoughts on Intimacy with Food, Land, and Women from South Africa: “Where there are women you can never go wrong”

By Alsie Parks, Field Organizer for Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network (SAAFON) Third in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series Black women possess knowledge that comes from a deep place of knowing and nurturing. “Innate agrarian artistry is the womanist praxis of using deep-rooted knowledge as a creatively healing, ancestrally honoring, and community […]

USFSA’s Participation in the #PeoplesClimate March

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance, an alliance of food justice, anti-hunger, labor, environmental, faith-based, and food producer groups, is joining in solidarity with the It Takes Roots Coalition at the People’s Climate March in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2017 to stand for “the rights, actions, and leadership of communities who are at the frontlines […]

Press Statement on the Assassination of Berta Cáceres and Call to Action

March 9, 2016 Contacts: Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617) 735-5899 Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502) 415-1080 Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773) 319-5838 Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617) 524-1400 or (617) 628-3455 On Thursday, March 3rd, at 1 am CST, Berta Cáceres, a Lenca Indigenous woman and an internationally recognized leader, was […]

Seed Privatization Motivates U.S. Seed Savers

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance’s unveils A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices across the US in time for World Food Day and the presentation of the 2014 Food Sovereignty Prizes. The Alliance wishes to dedicate this publication to Charity Hicks, who joined the ancestors on July 8, 2014, after a valiant fight for […]