Real solutions to the climate crisis already exist – on fields and farms, in communities, grassroots organizations, and in agricultural collectives. Currently, the Farm Bill props up industrial agricultural practices and corporations that wreak havoc on our ecosystems while polluting our air, water and food, including their false climate solutions that perpetuate extraction and exploitation.
By Eloni Porcher, Communications Manager at HEAL Food Alliance Food is our most intimate and powerful connection to each other, our cultures, and the earth. How we produce, process, and consume food has a larger impact on our wellbeing than any other human activity. That’s why, earlier this month, HEAL members joined over 500 farmers […]
In the last month alone, we bore witness to two climate disasters — wildfires burned through over 2 million acres in the West Coast, while Hurricane Ida brought historical levels of flooding to the East Coast, decimating homes and communities. In California, where the fires raged just as harvest season was in full swing, farmworkers […]
‘Climate chaos, food solutions’: Four takeaways from Real Food Media’s and CUESA’s #FoodClimateAction panel
By Zeenab Aneez, Communications and Development Associate at HEAL Food Alliance. Last month, we made our way to San Francisco to listen to a panel discussion hosted by CUESA and HEAL members Real Food Media. Real Food Media’s Tiffani Patton moderated the panel and was joined by Janaki Jagannath, the former Coordinator of the Community […]