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

Cultivating Gender Justice

Cultivating Gender Justice

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | | Mar 29, 2017

Author’s note: Thank you to Tasnim Elboute, Ayana Crawford, McKenna Jacquemet, Matthew Rose-Stark, Erik Hazard, and Jonathan Baldoza for their invaluable and…

Honoring Kathy Ozer

Blog | Ahna Kruzic | 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

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | 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

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | 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

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | 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

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | 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…