Building a just and sustainable food system in Coventry

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Food Justice & Food Sovereignty – a future without hunger

Food Justice gives voice to struggles against hunger and violence at the intersection of race, class and gender and seeks to bring about changes in the food system and in our food regimes. A recent article from the US by Eric Holt-Giménez from Food First discusses how there are ‘weak’ and ‘strong’ forms of food […]

How to change the world

How to change the world

Here’s something that might interest you! The University of Warwick Arts Centre has quite an interesting documentary coming up on the 9th September, 8pm: http://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2015/how-to-change-the-world/ How to change the world In 1971 a small group of activists set sail from Vancouver, Canada in an old fishing boat. Their mission was to stop Nixon’s atomic bomb […]

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Food Justice

Food Justice is a call for a fairer food system. It considers food to be a human right. It involves communities working together to build more just and sustainable food systems. It questions the limits of charity-based emergency food aid as the dominant solution to food poverty. It challenges how differences based on race, class, gender and culture determine who benefits and who is put at risk from how food is grown, processed, distributed, accessed & eaten. It involves collective practical and political learning and action amongst a diversity of citizens and especially those most excluded from the current food system.

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