Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2008
Spring 2008, Vol. 30, No. 108 Last year the world grain harvests set a new record—the most abundant in the planet’s history. The United States alone planted over 90 million
acres to corn. Yet we also saw a rise in the number of hungry people worldwide.
Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2007
Spring 2007, Vol. 29, No. 104 This year Food First dug in its heels for Food Sovereignty defined as people's right to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through equitable, ecologically sound and sustainable methods.
Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 1, 2006
Spring 2006, Vol. 28, No. 100 In our 30th anniversary year, Food First deconstructed the systemic causes of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation and continued identifying, disseminating and creating socially and ecologically viable alternatives.
Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2004
Winter 2004, Vol. 27, No. 92 For thousands of years, small farmers have grown food for their communities, planting diverse crops in healthy soil, recycling organic matter, following nature's rainfall patterns, and maintaining the earth's biodiversity.
Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2003
Winter 2003, Vol. 26, No. 88 If we believed everything we saw in the media, 2002 would have seemed a very gloomy year indeed. Yet, we find reasons to be optimistic about the rapidly gelling global movement for human dignity of which we are a part.
Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2002
Winter 2002, Vol. 25, No. 84 As we write to you, war rages on and the echo of the September 11th tragedy remains audible. Meanwhile, tremendous resources—which will never be available to fight hunger and poverty--are diverted to defense budgets.
Food First News & Views | Food First | Oct 1, 2001
Fall 2001, Vol. 24, No. 83 - Policies imposed by the World Bank, IMF, and WTO, and promoted by transnational corporations, have widened the gap between wealthy and poor countries and accentuated the unequal distribution of earnings within countries.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how an economic system dependent on low-wage labor creates as many issues as it purports to solve. When profit determines every outcome of social and economic life,...