SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids

This weekend, Feb 12-14, the Student/Farmworker Alliance is calling for a VALENTINES DAY WEEKEND OF ACTION Video Action Submit a short video (no longer than 30 seconds) breaking up with Wendy’s over social media.   Goal  100 VIDEOS SUBMITTED AND TAGGED @Wendys  Why? Last year’s SFA Vday Action was a huge success. We’ve asked Wendy’s to beContinue reading “SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids”

DC Fair Food Spring Action Planning Meeting!

Hey everyone! Join DCFF this superbowl Sunday, February 7th at 4pm as we reconvene to solidify our plan of action for this year’s CIW Workers Voice Tour and our participation in Columbus, OH!  Please join us afterward as we watch the superbowl 50! Bring your favorite snack and friend along with a smile for aContinue reading “DC Fair Food Spring Action Planning Meeting!”

Caravan to CIW Spring Action – Workers’ Voice Tour

ON MARCH 6TH, farmworkers and thousands of consumer allies will be mobilizing in Columbus, Ohio to demand real, Worker-driven Social Responsibility from Wendy’s — the lone holdout among the big five fast-food companies of Yum Brands, McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, and Wendy’s who has yet to join the award-winning Fair Food Program!  DC Fair FoodContinue reading “Caravan to CIW Spring Action – Workers’ Voice Tour”

Report back: Happy Birthday, DC Fair Food!

With love and laughs, we came into our 5th year of life! Thanks to all who joined us for the birthday party! You can still make your donation to the 2016 youth leadership Encuentro here! We started off the night with some yummy dishes featuring veggies from Three Part Harmony Farm. The farm’s December CSA shareContinue reading “Report back: Happy Birthday, DC Fair Food!”

ONE DC Membership Appreciation Day, Dec 5th

Membership Appreciation Day Saturday, Dec. 5, 3-6pm The African American Civil War Memorial and Museum 1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001   Join us in celebrating ONE DC members and volunteers for our wins over a year of organizing. The event will feature music, poetry, face-painting, food, and a special awards ceremony!Continue reading “ONE DC Membership Appreciation Day, Dec 5th”

Happy 5th Birthday DC Fair Food!

Hey there all! We’re celebrating our birthday Saturday, Dec 5th! Join us for dinner or for the after-party where local DJs will be spinning some irresistible beats. Have fun and show your support! We’ll be raising funds to send folks to Immokalee for leadership training at the annual Encuentro. Birthday Dinner and After Party 7-9 Dinner, 9Continue reading “Happy 5th Birthday DC Fair Food!”

Food Justice Bike Ride and Community Dinner Fundraiser | June 21st

FOOD JUSTICE BIKE RIDE AND COMMUNITY DINNER FUNDRAISER | JUNE 21ST When most people think about the food movement, what comes to mind is likely a $8 jar of artisanal sauerkraut, or a waiter getting grilled about the locality, diet, slaughter, and general happiness of a chicken. But there’s another side of the movement forContinue reading “Food Justice Bike Ride and Community Dinner Fundraiser | June 21st”

DCFF supports “One Fair Wage” in Washington DC

DC Fair Food has signed onto the One Fair Wage campaign to support raising the minimum wage for all workers in DC. Restaurant Opportunity Center’s One Fair Wage campaign will be advancing the campaigns across the country to pass legislation in cities and states that will require the restaurant industry to pay all its employeesContinue reading “DCFF supports “One Fair Wage” in Washington DC”

Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!

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 andContinue reading “Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!”

Fair Food Reflection by Patricia Cipollitti

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 ofContinue reading “Fair Food Reflection by Patricia Cipollitti”