Global Crises & Global Movements

Responding to global food, fuel and financial crises, social movements are forming new ways of building social power and creating effective, community-based alternatives. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Global Crises & Global Movements

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…

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…

Everyone is Downstream

Backgrounder | Hartman Deetz | Oct 31, 2016

The following is the fifth installment in our Dismantling Racism in the Food System series. Click here to download this Backgrounder in full.…

Carmelo Ruiz Marrero ¡PRESENTE!

Blog | Sep 24, 2016

(1967 – September 6, 2016 Puerto Rico) Carmelo, a man of integrity, dedicated himself to the preservation of the environment,…