Food justice advocates rise up to confront corporate control of our food system
By Common Dreams
An alliance of Occupy groups, environmental and food justice organizations have called for a global day of action on February 27 to resist corporate control of our food system and to work towards a healthy food supply for all.
Occupy Our Food Supply is a call facilitated by Rainforest Action Network and is supported by over 60 Occupy groups and over 30 organizations including Family Farm Defenders, National Family Farms Coalition and Pesticide Action Network.
Posted in Biotechnology, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods, Sustainable Practices
Tagged feb 27 occupy food, food democracy, food freedom, food rights, food sovereignty, just food, no GMO, occupy food supply, slow food, vandana shiva
Conference and Workshop to Offer Training, Discussion About Financing the Local Food System:
Events to Feature Slow Money’s Woody Tasch
Granville, Ohio—How people and institutions can help finance the local food system, how farmers and local food business can access capital, and what local financing models are out there are the topics of an all day pre-conference workshop on Friday, February 17, and a keynote address and workshop on Saturday, February 18 featured as part of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s (OEFFA) 33rd annual conference, Sowing the Seeds of Our Food Sovereignty, in Granville, Ohio (Licking County).