Food Sovereignty and Energy Democracy in Just Transitions: Part 3

Written by Tyler Short of Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville, this post is the third in a three-part series.  Introduction During the USFSA’s IV National Membership Assembly in Bellingham, WA (October 12–15), the Alliance will award the 2018 Food Sovereignty Prize to Black Mesa Water Coalition and La Organización Boricuá de Agricultura Ecológica de Puerto Rico. […]

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 […]

USFSA organizing its IV National Assembly

Our food is being used as a weapon, and we are living in a political moment that demands coordinated action. Currently, we are seeing how political borders are being used to attack workers and families. Whether it’s the more than 500,000 people who were cut from the food stamp program over the last 3 years, […]

Justina’s Reflections on the US-South Africa Agroecology Exchange

By Justina Ramirez, Farmworker Association of Florida community leader in Homestead, Florida Fourth in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series In October 2017, I represented the Farmworker Association of Florida in a delegation of seven African American, Latinx, and Mexican farmers and farmworkers from the US arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa to participate in the […]