Posts Tagged with "F27"

Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

We are the 2% we call farmers. We are not out carrying banners and marching on Wall Street, we are on the land, in our fields, planting seeds, cultivating crops, nurturing livestock, harvesting the food that nourishes a nation. We are the 2%. There are far more people in prison than growing our food, more [...]

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere. From the seed to the farm to the store to your table, corporations are seeking total control over biodiversity, land, and water. They are seeking [...]

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Land Conflicts Spark Occupy-type Protests In Indonesia

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Land Conflicts Spark Occupy-type Protests In Indonesia

Here at Rainforest Action Network, I’m gearing up for the Occupy Our Food Supply global day of action on February 27th, 2012 and it reminded me of a story from Indonesia last month. On January 12, thousands of Indonesian farmers, workers, Indigenous community members, students, and people representing over 50 local non-profits flooded the streets [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Occupy Our Food Supply‘s Blogger Day of Action on February 27 will join luminaries of the food movement—like Dr. Vandana Shiva, Anna Lappe, Michael Ableman, and Raj Patel—with journalists and bloggers throughout the nation to culminate in a chorus of voices calling for the reclamation of our food systems from industrial agribusiness giants Cargill, Monsanto, [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply

In just over a week’s time, thousands of people will descend on our food system by participating in a Global Day of Action to Occupy our Food Supply. Prominent thought leaders, authors, farmers and activists like Vandana Shiva, Michael Pollan, Annie & Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson, Raj Patel, Gary Paul Nabhan, Anna Lappé, Marion Nestle, [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together over 60 Occupy groups from across the country, in addition to sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental groups, for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Want to join healthy food advocates Michael Pollan, Anna Lappe, and Marion Nestle in the #F27 [...]

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How To Occupy Cargill

Friday, February 10, 2012

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How To Occupy Cargill

Update: Occupy Cargill’s Phone Lines on #F27 If you can’t physically occupy a Cargill facility (see below), here is a quick and easy way to make a big difference just by picking up the phone. If you’d like to go into greater detail beyond the script, check out our new Cargill factsheet. 1) Call 1 [...]

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