Food First News & Views | Food First | Jan 1, 2000
Winter 2000, Vol. 22, No. 75 The week-long "Battle of Seattle" during the failed World Trade Organization talks, was a watershed event for the world's citizenry. We demonstrated our collective ability to be heard and to change the agenda.
Food First News & Views | Food First | Oct 1, 1999
Fall 1999, Vol. 21, No. 73 Pesticides continue to threaten California's ecosystems and farmworkers according to two new reports released by Pesticide Reform (CPR) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA).
Food First News & Views | Food First | Jul 1, 1999
Summer 1999, Vol. 21, No. 79 News of food shortages and hunger in Indonesia, reported to be caused by drought, alarmed the world in 1998. But recent news has found that many agricultural communities are prospering in the midst of the crisis.
One January morning in the middle of Indonesia's rainy season I joined a few activist-ecologist friends for an eight hour drive across the center of Sumatra to Krui, an expanse of forest farms in the...