Food Justice

What Is Really Making Us Sick?

By |Nov 3, 2014|

When we talk about disease and disparity related to food, we often talk about obesity and diabetes. Those things are real and are prevalent in many communities. I see them in my own family and I’ve walked the streets of my hometown of Oakland, talking to hundreds of residents about how these illnesses affect them and their families.
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    Gentrification on Steroids: The Detroit Water Shut Offs & You

Gentrification on Steroids: The Detroit Water Shut Offs & You

By |Jul 31, 2014|

In the past four months, more than 15,000 Detroit households have had their water shut off, generating a crisis the United Nations calls “a violation of the human right to water and other [...]

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    “This Is About Energy Sovereignty” — One Step Toward Home

“This Is About Energy Sovereignty” — One Step Toward Home

By |Jun 19, 2014|

As someone working to change policies and practice to bring us closer to food sovereignty, I think a lot about land and how our current systems are built on private property ownership. I [...]

What Kind of Food System Do We Want?

By |Jun 5, 2014|

“Food sovereignty is about people’s right and ability to shape their own food system, including policies, practices, governance, and ownership,” says MSC Innovation Fellow Navina Khanna, who gave the opening words to 600 [...]