Fundraiser: Son Cosita Seria y Los Gallos Negros

DC Fair Food is proud to present Son Cosita Seria and Los Gallos Negros! These two music groups brought traditional Mexican folk music to the streets of Washington DC for a great jam session for DC Fair Food’s Valentine’s Day Fundraiser. We enjoyed the good company and good music with some pupusas at Haydees Restaurant.Continue reading “Fundraiser: Son Cosita Seria y Los Gallos Negros”

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CIW takes on Wendys!

Old fashioned is right!… It’s time for Wendy’s to join the rest of the fast-food industry in the 21st century and support the Fair Food Program! What about Wendy’s? With one glaring exception, the top five fast-food companies in the world have joined the Fair Food Program, paying a penny-per-pound premium on the tomatoes they purchaseContinue reading “CIW takes on Wendys!”

Inaugurating Wendy into the CIW Campaign

DC Fair Food’s first letter delivery to Wendy’s manager at the Petworth location! This January President Obama was not the only person being sworn into office. DC Fair Food swore Wendy into the Coalition of Immokalee Worker’s campaign! Although DC Fair Food suports this, Wendy’s, the corporation, has yet to sign with the CIW showing thatContinue reading “Inaugurating Wendy into the CIW Campaign”

Giant Thanksgiving Action

Weren’t able to make it to the GIANT Thanksgiving Action? No worries, we’ve got pictures! Over 50 Manager letters were signed and delivered to the Giant manager. We got an incredibly supportive response from the greater community, and gathered a few more allies. The action was definitely a success and we can’t wait to see what’sContinue reading “Giant Thanksgiving Action”

CIW SPRING ACTION: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food (150 miles!)

March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food! A 150 mile, 2 week march from Immokalee, FL to front steps of Publix headquarters in Lakeland, Fl — On Dec. 12th, 2012, the CIW announced that this year’s spring action will be harkening back to the epic “March for Dignity, Dialogue and a Fair Wage” that tookContinue reading “CIW SPRING ACTION: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food (150 miles!)”

National Food Day: Harvest of Shame film screening

Harvest of Shame film screening in honor of National Food Day, DC Fair Food and Bloombars will be hosting a film screening of the historical 1960s film, Harvest of Shame Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 Bloombars, Washington DC $10 suggested donation 7:00pm – 9:00pm film screening • free food • discussion on modern day agriculture industry RSVPContinue reading “National Food Day: Harvest of Shame film screening”

“Una Visita de Honor” por Carmen Esquivel

Una visita de honor Esciribó para la CIW Carmen Esquivel En agradecimiento al grupo del estudiantes que asistieron al Encuentro Sep 13,14, 15, y 16 2012 Hace tres dias que el sol resplandenciente esparcio sus coloridos rayos para amenizar la llegada de todos ustedes jovenes estudiantes uno a uno fueron llegando hasta que aparecio laContinue reading ““Una Visita de Honor” por Carmen Esquivel”

Chipotle Protest – July 25th – Dupont Circle!

Chipotle Protest!! The CIW has officially begun its campaign against Chipotle, asking them to sign the Fair Food Agreement. Major Washington D.C. Action // Dupont Circle Wednesday, July 25th 6:00pm Picket • Delegation The Chipotle campaign is a campus centered campaign that focuses on students and to engage with the Campaign for Fair Food. Come outContinue reading “Chipotle Protest – July 25th – Dupont Circle!”

New video from the Giant action!

At this final stop on the CIW’s Northeast Tour, we were honored to be joined by the many allies and Giant shoppers from the D.C. region, including Rev. Michael Livingston, of the Poverty Initiative at the National Council of Churches of Christ, as well as Jeff Krehbiel of the Church of the Pilgrims, and Ben Burkett andContinue reading “New video from the Giant action!”

Northeast Tour about to hit D.C.!

2012 Northeast Tour keeps rolling! Silence and evasion from Stop & Shop, Giant, Chipotle reflects unjustifiable refusal to participate in Fair Food Program Major Action at Giant/Ahold USA Corporate Offices Landover, MD (just outside Washington DC) Tuesday, April 17 4:00pm Picket • Theater • Delegation More info here The Northeast Tour has been a resounding successContinue reading “Northeast Tour about to hit D.C.!”