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Tag: food justice
Three initiatives close to the hearts of food-justice activists are picking up steam and promise to bring real and lasting change for the West Oakland neighborhood.
“People are suffering. We need to fix that, but that’s not a cooking problem. If there’s a cooking problem, I can solve it. Cooking is easy. Social justice problems are not so easy.”
Carolino Abolio of Miss Arepita / Arepa Mobile discusses her burgeoning North Oakland business and her signature savory Venezuelan flatbreads.
First-time author Tracie McMillan talks to Sarah Henry about going undercover for her book The American Way of Eating, bouncing back from a Rush Limbaugh attack, and why everyone wants to eat well.
On Sunday the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW); participants of the Food Justice conference and Bay Area community allies marched in Oakland for farmworker justice. The destination was Trader Joe’s where the group planned deliver a letter, calling on the company to support human rights for farmworkers, specifically the workers who harvest tomatoes sold in their stores.
Slow Food founder gives an inspiration talk on the global food movement at U.C. Berkeley’s popular new food politics class, Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.
New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.
Set up every Sunday from 1-3pm at the Parque Niños Unidos at 23rd and Treat Streets in the Mission, the Free Farm Stand is a joyful place. Anyone can come to pick up some free, locally grown organic produce, and all different people do: determined grandmothers and families pushing strollers, clusters of effusively grateful British girls in tiny halter tops and oversized sunglasses, eco-hipster Mission couples in vintage dresses and ironic t-shirts, neighborhood activists sharing recipes.