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Food Day in Boston: “I’m proud to have a voice on the job”

Food Day in Boston: “I’m proud to have a voice on the job”

In celebration of Food Day, 150 students, workers, and community allies gathered at Northeastern University to calling for “Justice in the Food Chain” – from Immokalee to Boston, from farm to cafeteria. The panel and roundtable discussion brought together dining service workers, students, and faculty from Boston’s many colleges – along with farmworkers, organic growers,… Read more »

Food Day in DC: “I know what real food looks like. I’m more than just a cashier.”

Food Day in DC: “I know what real food looks like. I’m more than just a cashier.”

The struggles for real food and real jobs are one in the same, and we stand together in building a just, nourishing food system. This was the message championed by the more than 100 DC food service workers, students, and community allies who celebrated Food Day together on Wednesday. Gathering in American University’s Founders Room,… Read more »

For Food Day, University of LaVerne Workers Stand Up for a Sustainable Future

For Food Day, University of LaVerne Workers Stand Up for a Sustainable Future

Today we celebrate the second annual Food Day, a national day of action celebrating the movement toward a more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food system. A core priority of Food Day is to better “support fair working conditions for food and farm workers,” and food workers across the country are standing up to do just… Read more »

Our Common Ground: Our New Report on Campus Food Sustainability

Our Common Ground: Our New Report on Campus Food Sustainability

Today Real Food Real Jobs releases a new report, Our Common Ground: Food Workers, Sustainable Food Advocates, and Institutions of Higher Education, which outlines the opportunities we see for college and university communities to create a model of campus food sustainability that will serve as an example for other large institutions across the country. In… Read more »

Beyond the pledge: foodies and food workers get down to business

Beyond the pledge: foodies and food workers get down to business

Two weeks ago, we publicly launched the Real Food Real Jobs pledge, announcing “Food workers and the food movement are uniting,” and asking for allies across the food chain to join them. The response we received was impressive and inspiring. Uniting in solidarity with food workers and their vision of food justice, hundreds of food… Read more »

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