US Food Justice

Food justice sees the lack of healthy food in poor communities as a human rights issue and draws from grassroots struggles and US organizing traditions such as the civil rights and environmental justice movements.

Sacred Fire: Ron Reed and Tradition

Blog | Rebecca Murillo | Feb 3, 2017

“I was born into this world looking at the glass half empty,” Ron told Delicious Revolution, a radio show and…

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…

Decolonize Your Diet: Notes Towards Decolonization

Backgrounder | Catrióna Rueda Esquibel | Nov 24, 2016

The following is the seventh installment in our Dismantling Racism in the Food System series. Click here to download this Backgrounder, or view…

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…

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…