Every dollar spent on food costs us two dollars in health and environmental damages. It’s clear that our planet can no longer afford industrial food as it is destroying our planet and our health.
Seven principles that fair trade and climate advocates can agree on.
How Farmer-to-Farmer Trainings Are Spreading New Solutions to Climate Change: In the fall of 2017, Grow Ahead, a partner of Fair World Project, successfully crowdfunded a farmer-to-farmer training in Nicaragua. Here’s what José Fernando Reyes of Norandino Cooperative in Peru has to say about his experience.
“There is no food sovereignty without land; land really is the basis of power, and it does not get simpler than that. Land is the primary mechanism for many of us poor folks and people of color to actually have something to stand on and have a future to farm. And it is not just a matter of having access to land that we can lease for five years at a time, but a place where we can actually build our identity.”
Fair World Project asked members of its staff and editorial board for some of their current favorite products that support traditional foods and the communities they are rooted in. Find them online or at your favorite natural food store!
In June of 2017, as part of their annual general assembly, Símbolo de Pequeños Productores (SPP), known for their Small […]