Building Power: Advancing a People’s Agenda for Food Sovereignty & Climate Justice

Sep, 20 2018 • Food Systems and Security ,Land Justice and Equity • By Jamie Pottern

What does an equitable food system look like in world that values corporate profits over people, health, and the environment? What would a grassroots movement of people look like—a movement large enough to fight those interests and win? What does it look like for a national food movement to “build power”? These are just some of the larger questions that arose at the US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA)’s Northeast Regional Assembly…

Land Access & Racial Equity: Creating an Agrarian Commons

Aug, 07 2018 • Agrarian Commons ,Commons Alliance ,Land Access Strategies ,Land Justice and Equity • By Agrarian Trust

How do we cooperatively own and steward land for food sovereignty, soil and ecosystem health, community benefit, service to the watershed, and more? Agrarian Trust’s proposed method is a new form (legal, cultural, and financial) of land ownership to support land access for the next generation of farmers, and we make the path by walking it.