REPORT BACK Boycott Wendy’s Action in Washington DC After April’s Student/Farmworker Alliance Month of Outrage came to a close, DC Fair Food took to the streets to show Wendy’s that we won’t let them get away with farmworker exploitation! In the early afternoon of Sunday May 15th, we marched from the Georgia Ave metro to say: … More REPORT BACK – Boycott Wendy’s Action
On this historic day members of DC Fair food stood in solidarity with our Immigrant families to make sure that our voices were heard! Immigrant’s deserve justice, dignity & the right to keep our families together! #daca #dapa #supremecourt #fightforfamilies #doloreshuerta #lasantacecilia
Thank you to one of our members for giving us a first hand account of what the CIW Worker’s tour Ohioh action was like this year! You couldn’t look away. You heard the voices of the hundreds of people gathered together, echoing as they continued forward. Forward- that is what the people united sound like. … More DC Fair Food attends the CIW Wendy’s Action in Ohio, 2016
Ahold: “The Fair Food Program is a time-tested leader in improving the lives of agricultural workers…” CIW: Ahold’s “leadership will send an invaluable message to the rest of the grocery industry that social responsibility is greatly strengthened when workers, suppliers and retailers work together toward a more modern, more humane agricultural industry.” In a landmark development for … More BREAKING!! Ahold USA (Giant and Stop n Shop) Join the Fair Food Program!
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
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
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 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 the … More Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!
On October 8, 2014, DC Fair Food hosted a beautiful conglomerate of folks involved with food justice. After watching the documentary “Land and Freedom,” we discussed the intersection of urban agriculture, food justice and sovereignty, and labor rights – among other issues that affect us, no matter where we live. Conversation strayed from the 2014 … More Report Back: “Land and Freedom” Film Screening
“I Believe We Will Win” Youth gather in Immokalee for the 2014 Encuentro…! … More Report Back: #2014Encuentro