Land & Resources

A global wave of land and water grabs is concentrating farmland and other food producing resources in the hands of a few, with serious consequences for both rural and urban communities. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Land & Resources

Honoring Kathy Ozer

Blog | Jan 25, 2017

Here at Food First, we are celebrating the life and contributions of comrade Kathy Ozer, who was the Executive Director of…

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…

Agrarianismo Negro: Resistência

Backgrounder | Dãnia C. Davy, Edward “Jerry” Pennick, Savonala Horne and Tracy Lloyd Mccarty | Nov 15, 2016

To view this Backgrounder in English click here, French here, and Spanish here. 

L’Agrarisme Afro-américain : Résistance

Backgrounder | Dãnia C. Davy, Edward “Jerry” Pennick, Savonala Horne and Tracy Lloyd Mccarty | Nov 15, 2016

To view this Backgrounder in English click here, and in Spanish here, and Portuguese here.

La Resistencia del Agrarismo Negro

Backgrounder | Dãnia C. Davy, Edward “Jerry” Pennick, Savonala Horne and Tracy Lloyd McCurty | Nov 15, 2016

To view this Backgrounder in English click here, French here, and Portuguese here.

Black Agrarianism: Resistance

Backgrounder | Dãnia C. Davy, Edward “Jerry” Pennick, Savonala Horne and Tracy Lloyd McCurty | Nov 15, 2016

The following is the sixth installment in our Dismantling Racism in the Food System series, and is from 2017’s forthcoming book Land Justice: Re-imagining…

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…