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News and Views: Winter 2020

Food First News & Views | Food First | Dec 24, 2020

Download the PDF version here. Food First Looks Ahead to the Next Chapter for Social Movements The end of 2020…

News and Views: Fall 2020

Food First News & Views | Food First | Nov 11, 2020

Download the PDF version here. Food First Brings Together Farmers and Scholar-Activists to Share Analysis and Strategies for Our Current…

News and Views: Summer 2020

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Jul 9, 2020

To read the News and Views in full, click here.  Food First Supports Farmworker Organizing During COVID-19 Supporting farmworkers who…

News and Views: 2019 Annual Report

Annual Report | Food First News & Views | Food First | Apr 2, 2020

Food is the basis for social life. And we won’t stop until it is no longer treated as a commodity for profit or as a weapon. We will need a deeply informed, strategic, and broad social movement to build power to change not only our food system, but everything. We cannot do it without you.

Can Radical Researchers Get Their Act Together?

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Alastair Iles, Annie Shattuck, Antonio Roman-Alcalá, Erik Hazard, Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, M. Jahi Chappell and Maywa Montenegro | Mar 26, 2020

What does it look like when activist-scholars, embedded in academic institutions that foster a culture of individualism and competition, work to collectivize their efforts and support social movements fighting for systemic change?

Scaling Agroecology from the Bottom up: Six Domains of Transformation

Academic Publication | Backgrounders & Issue Brief | Colin R. Anderson, Csilla Kiss, Janneke Bruil, M. Jahi Chappell and Michel P. Pimbert | Feb 21, 2020

How can agroecology be advanced, amplified, scaled up and out? In each context, there are enabling and disabling conditions that shape the potential for agroecology to be scaled. This Food First Issue Brief identifies six ‘domains of transformation’ that are essential to consider in agroecology transformations.