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 […]

Food Sovereignty and Farm Justice: Jim Goodman of the National Family Farm Coalition

In this third short film in the #FoodSovereigntyStories series produced by Heather Gies and Colin Anderson, President of National Family Farm Coalition Jim Goodman shares his perspective on farm justice, a New Deal policy platform centered on protecting the wellbeing of farmers, consumers, and the environment. Take a look at @foodsovusa’s second #FoodSovereigntyStories video! Each […]

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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 […]

Food Sovereignty and Energy Democracy in Just Transitions

This post is authored by Tyler Short, Sustainable Agriculture Louisville. This post is part one in a three part series. Introduction The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) will honor the domestic and international recipients of the 2018 Food Sovereignty Prize – Black Mesa Water Coalition and Organización Boricuá de Agricultura Ecológica de Puerto Rico – at […]