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Occupy Big Food

Prop 37 Fails: Why We Can't Rely on Policy to Change Our Food System

Kristin Wartman | Posted 11.08.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

The food movement learned a valuable lesson in the failure of Prop 37: We can't outspend Big Food and we can't out campaign them, but we can outsmart them. Let's not wait for government to cut ties with Big Food. Let's cut those ties ourselves

Why We Must Occupy Our Food Supply

Willie Nelson | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Willie Nelson

When our food is at risk we are all at risk. Over the last thirty years, we have witnessed a massive consolidation of our food system, leading to the loss of millions of family farmers, the destruction of soil fertility, the pollution of our water, and health epidemics.

Pizza Is A Vegetable? Congress Defies Logic, Betrays Our Children

Kristin Wartman | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

If there were any lingering doubts as to whom our elected representatives really work for, they were put to rest Tuesday when Congress announced that frozen pizza was a vegetable.

Why People Are Calling For A Butterball Boycott

Kristin Wartman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

Since Thanksgiving is upon us, let's unify our voice in telling Butterball --the world's largest producer of turkey -- that we will not support the factory farming of turkeys this year.

Joel Salatin: Folks, This Ain't Normal

Kristin Wartman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

Salatin advised us all to start growing something -- anything, even on a small patio or windowsill. If we can't grow anything, he said, then we should come to the farmers markets and buy from our local farmers.