Food Movements Unite! Book Panel Discussion
Come to the DC launching of Food Movements Unite!, on Sunday April 15th
5-6:30 PM at Busboys and Poets; 5th and K Street, NW.
Hear remarks by the book’s editor Eric Holt Giménez , executive director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy, and representatives from organizations and individuals that wrote chapters in the book including:
Ben Burkett of the National Family Farm Coalition, leaders from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Hans Herren from the Millenium Institute, Steve Brescia from Groundswell Inc, and others
About the book:Food Movements Unite! provides a sector by sector road map for bringing the world’s food movements together into a powerful transnational force capable of ending the injustices that cause hunger. Writing “from the trenches” of the food, fuel, finance and climate crisis, this refreshingly creative “movement of movements”weaves the voices of food movement leaders from around the world showcasing how food sovereignty and food justice activists have taken back pieces of the food system. For more info, including excerpts and video clips, See: http://www.foodmovementsunite. org/
Books will be available in advance and the day of the event at: Teaching for Change bookstore at the 14th and V Busboys and Poets and Global Exchange at the 5th and K Busboys location.
To order the book on-line: http://www.foodfirst.org/en/ Food+Movements+Unite