Tanya Kerssen is Research Coordinator at Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy and the author of the book Grabbing Power: The New Struggles for Land, Food and Democracy in Northern Honduras (Food First Books 2013).
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Friday, February 15, 2013
Quinoa: To Buy or Not to Buy... Is This the Right Question?
We’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa lately. While US consumers prize it as a delicious ‘super-food,’ there is growing anxiety about the impact of the quinoa boom in the Andes, and particularly Bolivia, the world’s top producing country.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Occupy the Food System!
In the past few weeks, the U.S. Food Movement has made its presence felt in Occupy Wall Street. Voices from food justice organizations across the country are connecting the dots between hunger, diet-related diseases and the unchecked power of Wall Street investors and corporations (See Tom Philppot's excellent article in Mother Jones).