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

The Color of Farming: An Exploration of Race, Farming and a Different Future

Dig into Farms, Indigenous Voices, Justice is Served
July 15, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 underlying

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Food Sovereignty: Power and Culture in Food Systems

Indigenous Voices, Justice is Served
July 16, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 movement

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Fair Food from Field to Fork

Dig into Farms, Justice is Served
July 15, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 issues

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Aligning the Good Food and Food Justice Movements

Justice is Served
July 14, 10:00 am - 11:15 am

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 projects

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History of BBQ: The Tradition of South Carolina Whole Hog Barbecue

Get a glimpse into the rural South of the past with sought-after pitmaster Howard Conyers.

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These events have been organized by the Slow Food Nations Food Justice Working Group and funded by generous friends of Slow Food. See you there!