Five Events Where Joy Meets Justice
Slow Food Nations offers opportunities to meet the movers of the movement, the shakers of the status quo, the visionaries who will change what we see when we draw up our chairs to the table. Join the conversation and envision a different future, where joy meets justice.
Top Five Food Justice Sessions
Professor Angela Harris of UC Davis School of Law joins longtime civil rights activist, farmer and Terra Madre delegate Jim Embry in an exploration of the history of American agriculture as a site of citizenship and racialization. Angela Harris' essay, "(Re)Integrating Spaces: The Color of Farming," in the Savannah Law Review outlines structural inequities underlyingView event details
In this panel, we'll explore the concept of sovereignty in relation to the multifaceted dynamics of power, culture, and self-determination in the food system. You'll learn how the food sovereignty movement is growing in urban, rural, indigenous and immigrant communities in the United States and beyond. Together, we'll come up with practical ways to support this movementView event details
Slow Food advocates for "good, clean and fair food for all." So what does "fair for all" mean for farm and restaurant workers? We'll discuss labor issues with Jose Oliva of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, Ed Roehr of Sacramento’s Magpie Café, and a farm-to-table farmer from Denver. You'll learn about the history and issuesView event details
This workshop will facilitate small-group discussions focusing on the question: "How can we better align the food justice and good food movements in our communities?" Eric Kornacki, Executive Director of ReVision Denver and Chanowk Yisrael of Yisrael Family Urban Farm and Slow Food Sacramento will give presentations on their own community-based good food/food justice projectsView event details