USFSA organizes three Regional Assemblies

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance is organizing four regional assemblies in preparation to its IV National Assembly that will be held in Bellingham, WA from October 12-15. To Pre-register for the National Assembly, click here. The dates for the regional assemblies are: Southeast Region: April 8th Northeast Region: August 9th-10th Mid-West Region: August 24th thru […]

Farming with Influence

By Shalon Jones Mississippi Association of Southern Cooperatives Sixth in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series In October 2017, I was offered the opportunity to participate in a US-South Africa agroecology exchange, representing the Mississippi Association of Southern Cooperatives alongside Mr. Ben Burkett.  With much excitement and anticipation, many thoughts ran across my mind. Although this […]

En La Lucha No Hay Fronteras (In the Struggle There Are No Borders)

By Kathia Ramirez Organizer, CATA (Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas/ The Farmworkers’ Support Committee)  Fifth in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series In October of 2017, I had the opportunity to travel with 7 other comrades on an Agroecology Exchange to South Africa. This Exchange was a continuation of a process that had initiated […]

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 […]