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The Launch of SOCLA North America

Blog | Stella Carnegie | Dec 1, 2016

On November 17 2016, over 50 researchers, students and farm activists gathered in UC Berkeley’s Moffitt Hall to celebrate the…

The Monsanto Tribunal: A Report-Back

Blog | Coline Charrasse | Nov 22, 2016

The Tribunal of Monsanto was held from October 14th to October 16th in The Hague, Netherlands at the headquarters of the…

Insights on Food Sovereignty in Cuba

Blog | Mother Earth News | Nov 21, 2016

This post was originally published on Mother Earth News; you can view the original here. Nicole Bluh and Marcela Vega, members…

Elections 2016: A Message from Food First

Blog | Food First | Nov 10, 2016

Photo by Stephen Melkisethian / CC BY Friends of Food First, Like you, we’re feeling this election’s devastating setbacks; but now more…

Good Food Rising

Blog | Jonathan Baldoza | Nov 9, 2016

What kind of a world do we want to live in? This was the question that resonated throughout the evening…

How Can Tourism Benefit Food Sovereignty?

Blog | Coline Charrasse | Oct 28, 2016

How can tourism benefit food sovereignty? To what extent does a Food Sovereignty Tour (FST) differ from standard tourism? What…