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If you build it, they will come

If you build it, they will come

Over the years, we at Real Food, Real Jobs have built partnerships with organizations and individuals across the food system.  From students to consumers to workers, we are constantly meeting new partners in our work for food that is truly sustainable.  One of the most inspiring examples of that work is taking place in a… Read more »

Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

This is a special guest post by Joann Lo, Executive Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance. November 24-30 is the second annual International Food Workers Week (IFWW), organized by the Food Chain Workers Alliance every year around Thanksgiving, to lift up the importance of workers in our food system – from farmworkers to workers meat,… Read more »

Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

The following is a guest piece written by Natalí Rodriguez, a Santa Ana, CA native currently living and organizing in Immokalee, FL as an intern with the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA).  SFA and Real Food, Real Jobs have a long history of partnership and collaboration, dating all the way back to RFRJ’s humble beginnings as the Stir… 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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