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Students, workers unite to build momentum in Boston!

Students, workers unite to build momentum in Boston!

Campus food service workers and their student, faculty, and community allies continue to build a movement for real food, real jobs, & thriving communities in Cambridge and Boston! In just 18 months, 650 dining hall workers at Harvard Law School, Northeastern University, Lesley University, the Episcopal Divinity School, and Simmons College have voted to join… Read more »

Turnip the Beet: the real food revolution is winning at Northeastern University

Turnip the Beet: the real food revolution is winning at Northeastern University

The below post—written by a member of the Real Food Challenge team about their recent victory at Northeastern University—is the first in what will be a series of guest posts from our allies in the food movement.  As we continue our work to ensure real jobs for those individuals whose hands harvest, prepare and serve… Read more »

“March” of victory from coast-to-coast!

“March” of victory from coast-to-coast!

March isn’t yet over, but it’s already clear that we can label it a “month of victories” for campus dining hall workers! After months of organizing and determination, workers on three campuses on both the East and West coasts won union recognition, and each of these institutions joins an ever-growing union family.  Additionally, they have… Read more »

The Food Movement in 2012: Our Top 5 Learnings

The Food Movement in 2012: Our Top 5 Learnings

From the incredible victories by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to the saddening loss of the Community Food Security Coalition, it’s been an up and down and altogether historic year for the food movement. We’re ready to hit the ground running again, but before we do, we’re taking a minute to reflect on our top… Read more »

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 »

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