By Slow Films & The People Who Feed Us | June 13, 2011
Today the U.S. House of Representatives is considering its agriculture spending bill for fiscal year 2012. EWG Action Fund has been working hard to oppose the bill's misguided spending cuts and to support healthy food and local and regional food systems. But we need your voice to help us make the difference. Votes on key amendments can happen any minute. Call your representative now! We have included directions and sample language below to make calling quicker and easier.
National Black Agriculture Awareness Week “Creating Opportunities for: Awareness, Education, Outreach, and Volunteerism around Black Agriculture”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL (June 6, 2011) Healthy Solutions, Black Agriculture, Southeastern African American Organic Network (SAAFON), and community stakeholders will host advocacy events, programs, and services nationally to “Create opportunities for: Awareness, Education, Outreach, and Volunteerism around Black Agriculture” for the first ever National Black Agriculture Awareness Week during the week of July 10- 16, 2011.
Basque farmer, former Food First board member, and Via Campesina leader talks about the role of small diversified farmers in stabilizing climate.
Protecting Peasants’ Seeds and Implementing Peasant Agriculture as an Answer to the Food, Biodiversity and Climate Crises
Press Release – La Via Campesina
Saturday, March 12, 2011