Food Sovereignty Means Justice for Food Chain Workers

For Jonathan Roberts, a member of the Detroit Food Policy Council, food issues are inseparable from the labor that goes into producing, distributing, and preparing and serving food. That’s why he believes that any conversation around food sovereignty must integrate food worker rights and the perspectives of the people—often poor people and people of color—working […]

Announcing the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize Honorees

Prepared by Tyler Short, Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville Introduction The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance is very excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize. Urban Tilth (Richmond, CA) is the domestic honoree, and Plan Pueblo a Pueblo (Plan People to People; Venezuela) is the international honoree. The eleventh annual Food Sovereignty Prize […]

Reading Lists

Food Crisis From Food Rebellions to Food Sovereignty: Urgent call to fix a broken food system By Eric Holt-Giménez, Ph.D., Social Scientist and Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. The real causes of the 2008 and 2011 food price crises were numerous, but the fact that our global agricultural system is […]