In the face of soaring obesity and hunger rates, socioeconomic decline, and threats of peak soil and peak oil, many communities are making paths to a brighter future by building community food systems that aim to nourish everyone in current and future generations.
Starting April 2011, Food Dignity is a 5-year initiative to trace these paths taken by five US communities and to collaborate in mapping and traveling the most appropriate and effective roads forward for creating sustainable community food systems that build food security.
The Food Dignity team includes dozens of people at three universities, one college, and five community-based organizations. Read more about the Food Dignity team on our Partners page.
Our current working vision is of a society where each community exercises significant control over its food system through radically democratic negotiation, action and learning in ways that nurture all of our people and sustain our land for current and future generations, and where universities and cooperative extension are supportive partners in this process… READ MORE.
Feeding Laramie Valley Shares
2 days ago
What a wonderful story of growing, collecting, and sharing! #foodsecurity ...
29-year-old leaves NFL and $37 million contract to become farmer in order to feed the hungry
St. Louis Rams center Jason Brown has left the NFL to pursue farming: “My agent told me, ‘You’re making the biggest mistake of your life,’” ...
Please join us Saturday, October 17, at 11:00am as Eric-Michael Rodriguez guides us on a Tour of 5 East New York Gardens ending in Tree Dedication in honor of the late historian and social activist Morgan Powell sponsored by openhousenewyork in partnership with GreenThumb, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York Restoration Project, Cyprus Hills Redevelopment Coopration, Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance Foundation, Inc., and East New York Farms!For more information please click the link below:goo.gl/DXrbEv ...
United Community Center - East NY Farms | OHNY
East New York gardeners welcome you to see their rich world. You'll find a united nations of food production for every taste and style. The tour will visit five East New York community gardens and visitors will learn about the history of how these once vacant lots were transformed into vibrant commu…
Dig Deep Farms
2 weeks ago
It's Friday, which mean in a few short days your CSA share will be brought to you and here is what you will find...Eggplant, Tree Collards, Carrots, Cabbage, Basil, Hot Peppers, Sweet Peppers, Cauliflower, Tomatoes, Leek, Cilantro, Onion, Corn, Peach, Oranges, Grapes and Strawberries. ...
Food Dignity Project
2 months ago
Food Dignity partners participated in a digital storytelling workshop hosted by the Center for Digital Storytelling. Check out some of the videos we produced! ...
Paths to Food Dignity
Members of the Food Dignity (www.fooddignity.org) team produced these stories of personal journeys to food justice work in early 2015. (Thanks to the ...
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