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
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 for … More Food Justice Bike Ride and Community Dinner Fundraiser | June 21st
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 employees … More DCFF supports “One Fair Wage” in Washington DC
This weekend, DC Fair Food participated in the Info Fair at Rooting DC, the District’s 8th annual free urban gardening conference. Held at Wilson High School, the event attracted over 1,200 people for a full day of workshops on all the skills required to grow and enjoy food in the city. Over 60 organizations joined … More DCFF Participates in Rooting DC, urban farming and gardening conference
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 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!