Food

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Food from plants and animals is the source of nutrition our bodies need to live. It also provides culture, community and joy. The lack of food and poor quality food leads to suffering and ill-health.

Drawing upon citizens' voices: Deep democracy in action

Through the food movement, people around the world are creating new ways of participating in democracy and changing the food landscape in their local community.

Mo’ benefits, mo’ productivity, less problems

New research shows that production from organic agriculture shapes up better against input-heavy conventional agriculture than previously thought.

Don't let Big Meat eat our bumper crop

Record production, corporate sponsored legislation and Big Meat teeing up exports means the scene is set for an explosion in factory farms. Consumers and rural communities deserve better.

Trade vs. local economies: Procurement on the table

Free trade agreements threaten local procurement programs. A new IATP paper digs into what's at risk.

Don’t let trade trump GMO labeling

70 U.S. NGOs from around the country wrote the USTR to demand it not restrict efforts to label GMOs in the ongoing secret U.S.-EU trade talks.




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