US Food Justice

Food justice sees the lack of healthy food in poor communities as a human rights issue and draws from grassroots struggles and US organizing traditions such as the civil rights and environmental justice movements.

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OUR FLESH WAS MADE FROM CORN

Blog | Leonor Hurtado | May 18, 2016

The name “Pinole” comes from the Nahuatl word pinolli, meaning cornmeal. It is why Pinole, California was the perfect site…

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LEARNING AND PLANTING TOGETHER

Blog | Apr 11, 2016

East Bay Urban Farmer Field Schools, EBUFFS, is a grass-roots learning program for urban farmers and growers serving our most…

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EDDIE WISE STORY UPDATE

Blog | Mar 22, 2016

March 17, 2016 Eddie and Dorothy Wise continue to live at the Deluxe Inn in the Rocky Mount area.  As…

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Backgrounder: Dismantling Racism in the Food System

Backgrounder | Breeze Harper and Eric Holt-Giménez | Mar 21, 2016

Here we discuss how racism and our food system have co-evolved, how present-day racism operates within the food system, and what we can do to dismantle racism