Slow Food

Books and Readings​


The Color of Food, Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming, Natasha Bowens (2015)​

The Nature of California, Race, Citizenship and Farming Since the Dustbowl, Sarah D. Wald (2016)​

Food Justice, Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi ​

Food Sovereignty: Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community ​, Annette Desmarais, Hannah Wittman and Nettie Wiebe​

Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability. Agyeman, Julian and Allison H. Alkon, eds. ​

UC Davis Small Farm Center. Outstanding in their Fields: California’s Women Farmers.

Bollinger, Holly. Women of the Harvest: Inspiring Stories of Women Farmers.

Braidotti, Rosi with Ewa Charkiewicz, Sabine Hausler, and Saskia Wiering

  1. Responses to the Crisis: Challenges and Contradictions within Deep Ecology, Social Ecology, and Ecofeminism. In Women, the Environment, and Sustainable Development.

La Duke, Winona. Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming.

Slocum, Rachel. Anti-racist Practice and the Work of Community Food Organizations.

Pollan, Michael. An Open Letter to the Farmer in Chief. New York Times Magazine, October 9.

Imhoff, Daniel. Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to a Food and Farm Bill

Berry, Wendell 1977 The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Shiva, Vandana 1991 Violence of the Green Revolution: Third World Agriculture, Ecology and Politics. Penang: Third World Network.

2007 Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed. Cambridge: South End Press.

2008 Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Crisis. Cambridge: South End Press.

An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System: Fourth Edition

Unsettling America, Wendell Berry – older, but still relevant (book)

Foodopoly, Winona Hauter (book)

Farming behind barbed wire

Beyond Access: What the Movement for Black Lives’ Policy Says About Food

Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation Settlement…​



 Ben Burkett Story



Food Justice Organizations

Food First

PolicyLink: Center for Health Equity and Place

Restaurant Opportunity Center.​

Food Research and Action Center

Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative

The Black/Land Project

The Food Chain Workers Alliance


Brooklyn Movement Center​

Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

Union of Concerned Scientists

Campaign For Food and Community Justice ​

Food Chain Workers Alliance

HEAL Food Alliance

Domestic Fair Trade Association,​

U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance

Food Labor Research Center

National Black Food and Justice Alliance ​

Growing Power

Civil Eats

DC Central Kitchen

LA Kitchen

Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, esp. their seed school!

Seed Savers Exchange’s Community Seed Program

Why Hunger…

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Http://

Food First…​

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation…

The Catalyst Project….​

The Highlander Research and Education Center….….​

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond….​

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council….​

Project South….


Additional Resources, Websites and Readings

Farm Workers​

Coalition of Immokalee Workers…..​

Student/Farmworker Alliance….

Student Action with Farmworkers……

 Bringing a Living Wage to the Farm…..​

Colonizing the Immigrant Dream: The Agri-foods Industry’s Deadly Cycle of Dispossession, Appropriation and Substitution, Eric Holt-Gimenez​

Harvest of Injustice: The Oppression of Migrant Workers on Canadian Farms…..​

El Sueño Americano ― The American Dream ….


Tribal Sovereignty ​

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission


Food Movements

Eric Holt-Giménez…..….

From Poverty to Power, 2nd Edition…How active citizens and effective states can change the world…..….​

 Facilitating Change in the Food Justice Movement


Fair Trade

Just add Justice – Oxfam America…​
A great guide all about why to support Fair Trade and how to support Fair Trade in you home and community. It explains the social and environmental justifications as well as offers information on how to best organize to get Fair

Guide to Fair Trade –

Fair Trade Certified …

Fair Trade Labeling Organization (FLO) Standards….​

Catholic Relief Services Downloadable Fair Trade Resources​
A list of Fair Trade information including downloadable fliers and other documents on specific products as well as a highly detailed and interactive 8-module curriculum for teaching the core principles behind Fair Trade.


Racial Justice Tools

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation…​

The Catalyst Project….​

The Highlander Research and Education Center….….​

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond….​

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council…….​

Project South….



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