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Occupy Against Big Food Rally in NYC

Posted: Sat, Oct 29, 2011
By: Danielle Heard, MS, HHC

It is time we put a stop to the corporate manipulation of our food and agriculture policies and farming practices and take back our food! This Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM in New York City, Occupy Against Big Food will be held in Zucotti Park. The organized event will include food policy leaders such as Marion Nestle, PhD and Anna Lappe, MA. According to Nestle, "The food movement's goal is to make the food system healthier for people and the planet. That goal is entirely consistent with the goals of everyone in the Occupy Wall Street movement." Concerns that corporations have profited from poisoning our food supply, monopolizing farming practices and torturing animals are all clearly outlined in the first official statement released by Occupy Wall St.

Over the past several decades, our food has changed more than any other time in history. Large corporate agriculture businesses have crushed traditional family farms into near extinction with the help of our government that has been heavily influenced by Big Food industry lobbyists.

Our government's agriculture and food policies, legislation and regulations have (Read Full Article)

Food Day Aims to Help America Eat Real

Posted: Sun, Oct 23, 2011
By: Danielle Heard, MS, HHC

"Food Day is an opportunity to celebrate real food and the movement rising to reform the American food system." — Michael Pollan

Created by the nonprofit watch dog group Center for Science in Public Interest, Food Day is a grassroots event that will be held in the United States of America for the first time on Monday, October 24, 2011 and each year thereafter.

The event purpose is to bring together Americans from all walks of life in order to reform the food system into one that is healthy, affordable, fair to farm workers and that is also produced sustainably and humanely.

Food Day's Six Main Goals:

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