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!
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!
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 almost … More “Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!
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’s … More Giant Thanksgiving 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 and … More New video from the Giant action!