What the ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Has to Do With the Food We Eat

Lappé talks to environmental scientist and ecologist Francisco Sánchez-Bayo about his new research on global insect decline and the under-reported connection to agriculture. by Anna Lappé, Civil Eats   In early 2019, the journal Biological Conservation published findings from a study about global insect decline that did what few such scientific journal articles ever do: It hit the front […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 19

“Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality.” – Malcolm X   Having control over a piece of land can allow you to grow your own food, generate some income, have a place to call home, and organize your community. But Black […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 18

La Morada is not just a restaurant—it is a beacon in the South Bronx. Signs on the wall read “No More Deportations” and “Black Lives Matter.” Guest editorial by Alyshia Gálvez, author of Eating NAFTA, a Real Food Reads featured book Owned and operated by Oaxaca-born, Mixtec speakers Natalia Mendez and Antonio Saavedra, and their […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 17

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” -Arundhati Roy Can you believe 2018 is almost over? We’ve been deep in reflection this week thinking about everything we’ve done this year… and everything this year has done to us. We’re not going to […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 16

“Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” ― Victor Hugo After 17 years of steady, strategic organizing by the international peasant confederation La Vía Campesina, the United Nations General Assembly voted last week in New York to adopt a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and People Working in Rural […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 15

This Food Day we are celebrating small farmers around the country and the world. We’re also shining a light on the connections between food, farming, and catastrophic climate change. In case you missed it, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was dire, the not-so-icy icing on the cake of an already- […]

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