IGT Summer 16

Food, labor and commodities

Overcoming organic's price squeeze As the organic market expands, the cost to consumers is slowly but steadily dropping, making organic food somewhat more accessible to more people. This has been good news for wholesalers, processors and retailers. ...
IGT Summer 16 Campesino

IGT Web Extra: Campesino

A short film by Luke McKinley, produced in solidarity with Community to Community and Familias Unidas Por La Justicia, looks at how the people who cultivate, pick, sort, harvest and plant our food is life itself; it is our lives, together. ABOUT COM...
IGT Summer 16

Farm Worker Rights

Farms can support farm worker rights and still be profitable On May 10, 2016, the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state of New York seeking 
farm worker rights. This is the latest salvo in support of the Democrat-backed...
IGT Summer 16

Food Justice Definitions

The terms "food justice," "food sovereignty" and "community food security" are imbued with race, class and cultural identities, which makes defining the language of food justice vital. Likewise, the definitions themselves should serve, and be informe...
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IGT Web Extra: Hungry for Justice

In 2014, Little Bean Productions produced a short film looking at the Agricultural Justice Project's Food Justice certification program and Jordan Brown's The Family Garden implementation of the certification on their operation. The film was created ...