Food First News & Views

2012 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2013

Spring 2013, Vol. 35, No. 128 2012 was the year that movements for food security, food justice and food sovereignty adjusted course. In the face of continuing food crises, farmers, gardeners, workers and consumers came together.

2011 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2012

Spring 2012, Vol. 34, No. 124 Did you feel it? A seismic tremor shook our food system last year. Though low on the “Richter Scale” of social change, it opened deep cracks in the corporate food regime.

Occupy the Food System!

Food First News & Views | Food First | Oct 1, 2011

Fall 2011, Vol. 33, No. 122 As the food movement moves into the new political spaces being opened up by Occupy Wall Street, a bold vision of food sovereignty is being crafted.

Greening the Food Desserts

Food First News & Views | Food First | Jul 1, 2011

Summer 2011, Vol. 33, No. 121 Recently First Lady Michelle Obama announced that SUPERVALU, Walgreens and Walmart committed to open or expand 1500 supermarkets across America’s "food deserts."

2010 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2011

Spring 2011, Vol. 33, No. 120 Due to the world economic crisis, Food First, like so many organizations faced serious budget shortfalls with grants down by 61% and individual donations down by 17% in 2009-2010 compared to the previous fiscal year.

Perpetuating the Eternal Food Fight

Food First News & Views | Food First | Dec 1, 2010

Winter 2010, Vol. 32, No. 119 The recycling of failed neoliberal solutions keeps us from addressing the root causes of hunger including poverty and the inequitable distribution of resources.