Respond to Publix’s new CEO change with call for Fair Food!

Hey Fair Foodies!   I wanted to pass along a timely request to all you active Fair Food social media mavens! Join us in responding to Publix’s new CEO change (and all their social media buzz around it) with an urgent call for Publix to also change the way they’re treating farmworkers and finally join the FairContinue reading “Respond to Publix’s new CEO change with call for Fair Food!”

Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food

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 caravaningContinue reading “Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food”

Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!

The weekend before Thanksgiving, as we reflected on what we were grateful for, Washington, DC had the opportunity to take a look at our food system. “Food Chains,” a documentary by Sanjay Rawal, premiered across the country on Friday, November 21st with DC being one of several cities welcoming the premiere. “Food Chains” explores theContinue reading “Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!”

“Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!

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 almostContinue reading ““Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!”

“Food Chains” Premieres in DC!

“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 byContinue reading ““Food Chains” Premieres in DC!”

REPORT BACK: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!

We just returned from the March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food! We took a big charter bus down with allies from all over the East Coast to join up with the Student/Farmworker Alliance and Coalition of Immokalee Workers! We joined them just in time for two days of marching and fantastic celebration. Se puede?Continue reading “REPORT BACK: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!”

March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!

March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!!! On March 3rd, workers from Immokalee and their allies from across the state and the country will begin a two-week, 175-mile march from Ft. Myers to Publix corporate headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. The marchers will be calling on Publix to join the CIW’s Fair Food Program, the groundbreakingContinue reading “March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!”

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!)”