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Food Activism

Why the Food Movement Must Build Power

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.21.2016 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

There are many aspects of the food system that must be changed, but a list of issues is not really a program for social change. We need a broader vision for how we are going to build political power.

Food Labeling Fatigue

Julie Gunlock | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Julie Gunlock

Food activists are free to pursue ballot initiatives. They are free to harass food manufacturers into compliance with their many outrageous demands. But voters should know that this comes at a cost--to large and small food companies, farmers, and mostly it costs you, the consumer.

The Table Is A Microcosm Of Practical Faith

Jeremy John | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Jeremy John

A sacred relationship is one formed in love and rooted in mutual respect. God is calling all things into sustainability and right relation. Can you hear it?

A Movable Feast for Food Activists?

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Karin Kloosterman

I've learned that food can be eaten, admonished, thrown on someone or boycotted in superstores as a way to protest a political, environmental, cultural or political event. Gandhi did it best.

Is There a Market for Vegan Food?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Nil Zacharias

2012-03-07-Screenshot20120307at11.58.03AM.jpgIn recent years, concerns around food safety, health and nutrition, climate change and animal welfare have led to more people making informed food choices.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Food Activist | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This is the sixth piece in a series profiling the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. There's a man in a white chef's suit on the southwest corner of...

Food, Inc.: From Screen To Social Action

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home

Over the course of my career I have made films about a broad range of subjects, immersing myself in each while making the film. It was not until Food,...

Ten Things You Can Do to Start A Community Garden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rebecca Hart, an avid Nation reader and Portland, Oregon-area resident, has spent twenty years acquiring the expertise in horticulture to become a cer...