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Berkeley Students Fight for Healthy Campus Food

Blog | Margot Fahey | Sep 21, 2011

University campuses have historically been a powerful conduit for students fighting for their rights, from fighting racial discrimination in schools…

Women of Corn

Blog | Esther Vivas | Sep 11, 2011

In the countries of the Global South, women are the principal producers of food, those in charge of working the…

French Lentils, a Taste of Auvergne

Blog | Anna Kelleher and Céline Porcheron | May 27, 2011

In 2010, Unesco officials name the “gastronomic meal of the French” as part of the “intangible cultural heritage of humanity.”…

Chairo Paceño, A Taste of La Paz

Blog | Natalie Fong | Apr 26, 2011

In Bolivia, lunch is the largest and longest meal of the day, usually consisting of at least three courses: soup…

Perils of the Global Soy Trade

Blog | Zoe Brent | Mar 29, 2011

Food and Water Europe, the European program of Food and Water Watch (FWW) just released a report last month, The…