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Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons
In recent decades, the various strands of the food movement have made enormous strides in calling attention the many shortcomings and injustices of our food and agricultural system. Farmers, activists, scholars, and everyday citizens have also worked creatively to rebuild local food economies, advocate for food justice, and promote more sustainable, agroecological farming ...more
Paperback, 345 pages
Published February 28th 2017 by Food First Books
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I have thought a lot about food justice in the past, but this book puts food justice under the much larger umbrella of land justice. Land INjustice in this country began when Europeans started settling North America and is connected to white supremacy, patriarchy and capitalism without a conscience. This book covers diverse issues, written in diverse voices. It does not skirt the complexity of the issues or the challenges in working towards just solutions. I learned a lot from these essays and b ...more