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Soil Not Oil Celebration

Soil Not Oil Celebration

We will be kicking off The Soil Not Oil Campaign which will promote respect for soils worldwide, highlight the ways that shifting agricultural practices is key to combating climate change, and call for integrated action on sustainable agriculture and clean energy to ensure a safe and healthy planet for generations to come.

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2014 Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

2014 Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

Please join us for this very important and informative conference featuring speakers from all over the world who come together to address the food sovereignty issues we face. Food matters and how we grow it matters. Join us to help create solutions for a healthy sustainable food system that can nourish us all.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership | A Trojan horse for corporate control of agriculture

Trans-Pacific Partnership | A Trojan horse for corporate control of agriculture

Devon G. Peña | Seattle, WA | January 29, 2014

A lot of damage can be done with just a few words. In no other context is this as true as the case of so-called free trade agreements. I believe these should be renamed “Free [to exploit] trade treaties”. The case against free trade treaties can be made through a quick critical analysis of the patenting regime outlined in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty, which I view as a Trojan horse of neoliberal designs for corporate capitalist control of food and agriculture.

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