DC Fair Food and Three Part Harmony Farm successfully pulled off Washington DC’s first ever “Food Justice Bike Tour & Community Dinner“! About 30 people came out on Father’s Day, June 21st, to show their support for #FoodJusticeDC movement in the District, urban farming and national farmworker organizing. Activists on bikes can travel much faster than … More Report Back & Video – Food Justice Bike Tour
Every year, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers organizes a major spring action, and allies from across the country fly, drive, bike and caravan down to Florida to take part in this annual tradition. This year, DC and Philly will be caravaning down together to St. Pete, FL on March 21st for the CIW’s “Parade and … More Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!
Below is an original reflection written by DC Fair Food Member and Georgetown University Student, Patricia Cipollitti after the Georgetown University Kalmanovitz Initiative sponsored her trip down to Immokalee in September of 2014 to attend the Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro. The Kalmanovitz Initiative continues to support DC Fair Food’s work and will be hosting a screening of … More Fair Food Reflection by Patricia Cipollitti
Every year, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers organizes a major spring action; and every year, allies and community members from across the country, fly, drive, bike, and even caravan down to Florida in order to take part in this annual tradition. This year, friends and community members from both DC and Philly will be caravaning … More Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food
On Friday, February the 13th, the Alliance for Fair Food launched a National Valentine’s Weekend of Action to call on Wendy’s to show some love for farmworker and join the Fair Food Program! Wendy’s don’t be #frosty! Join the #FairFoodProgram! DC Fair Food began the weekend with an intimate Valentine’s Day Fundraiser Dinner with an elegant home … More Valentine’s Day Breakup with Wendy’s!
The #FairFoodNation has done it again!! Due to a tremendous organizing effort, DC Fair Food had succeeded in hosting a phenomenal premiere weekend of the new documentary film, “Food Chains.” Countless DC residents filed into the theaters this past weekend and have proven DC to be a national leader in the farmworker justice movement. The film achieved an almost … More “Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!
“UP, UP WITH THE FAIR FOOD NATION!! DOWN, DOWN WITH THE EXPLOITATION!!” Join DC Fair Food as we host the premiere screening of Food Chains, the first ever documentary featuring the Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Co-produced by Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser (producer of Food, Inc. and author of Fast Food Nation) and narrated by … More “Food Chains” Premieres in DC!
On Saturday, March 8th, 30+ members of the Washington DC based Student/Farmworker Alliance Fair Food Chapter, DC Fair Food, traveled 400 miles to attend the Coalition of Immokalee Worker’s Wendy’s Headquarter Action on their 10 day, 10 city Now Is The Time Tour. Upon arriving Saturday afternoon, we were able to celebrate International’s Woman’s Day … More Report Back: Now Is The Time Tour
REGISTER TODAY/REGISTRARSE HOY: bit.ly/nowisthetimetourrsvp Facebook event with more information/evento de Face con más info: bit.ly/nowisthetimetour Friends! Ready to join hundreds from across the country for a historic farmworker-led action? March 5th the Coalition of Immokalee Workers kicks off the “Now is the Time” grand tour through the Southeast and reaching as far north as the … More March 8-9: Northeast Caravan to CIW Spring Action
This week DC Fair Food and many of its community partners gathered at Haydees Restaurant for food, music, drinks and some good ol’ fashion fundraising to help send our members to the 2013 SFA Encuentro! Thanks to YOUR support we raised enough money to send 7 members of DC Fair Food to Immokalee, Florida for … More #2013Encuentro Fundraiser!