Spring 2012 - 2011 Annual Report
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Did you feel it? A seismic tremor shook our food system last year. Though low on the “Richter Scale” of social change, it opened deep cracks in the corporate food regime. People-driven projects for food justice, food democracy and food sovereignty flooded in, spreading hope and a vision of a world without hunger.
There was no one epicenter. Political protests from Tahrir Square to Wall Street, land occupations in Brazil, the steady spread of lush, urban gardens
from Oakland to Havana, rising movements for farmer-led agroecology in Latin America, Asia and Africa and many other efforts worldwide—even in the face of the lingering global recession—all convince me we are entering times of great change.
Eric Holt-Giménez, Executive Director
Read more in the attached pdf.