Tomás Madrigal: Land and Water on Washington’s Salish Coast

Researcher Tomás Alberto Madrigal shares with us his research on land and water rights, in which he discusses the importance of both economic viability and environmental sustainability for food production. Madrigal explains the practices of Washington State large-scale farms transforming their wealth into land holdings, multi-national agri-corporations’ attempts to improve their position in today’s global[…]

NFFC Stands for the Right to Know, Against DARK Act

The National Family Farm Coalition is a long-time advocate of food sovereignty. As declared at the 2007 Forum for Food Sovereignty in Nyéléni: “Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems. It[…]

Press Statement on the Assassination of Berta Cáceres, Call to Action

March 9, 2016 Contacts: Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617)735-5899 Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502)415-1080 Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773)319-5838 Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617)524-1400 or (617)628-3455   Thursday March 3, 2016, at 1am, Berta Cáceres, a Lenca Indigenous woman and an internationally recognized leader, was assassinated in her home. Berta[…]

COPINH – Ally to Many US-based Food Sovereignty Orgs – Seeks Justice for Activist Berta Cáceres

COPINH: URGENT DENUNCIATION, MARCH 6, 2016 The Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) demands an investigation by independent and impartial experts to identify those physically responsible for the political assassination of Berta Isabel Flores, General Coordinator of COPINH, as well as the intellectual authors of this crime. Specifically, we demand that the[…]