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Free five week food justice class starts November 15

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Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE


OKT Food Justice Handout Series Available

OKT is developing a series of handouts that talk about various facets of Food Justice. They are available for free online. View or download them ">on the Our Kitchen Table website.

The Farm Bill

What Is Food Justice?

Women of Color & Food Justice

Food Workers & a Living Wage

Food Justice & Climate Change

Food Justice & GMOs

Food Justice & Farmers’ Markets


Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE 

Whether you are a professional actively involved in local efforts to eliminate hunger and undernutrition or a layperson who wants to know what you can do to increase your neighborhood’s access to healthy foods, this class will open your eyes to how the industrial food complex works and how you can challenge it.

Media watchdog, community organizer and point-person for OKT’s policy analysis, Jeff Smith will again lead this important look at how the industrial food system has created food apartheid and what we can do to further food justice.

The class investigates the current food system and food policy, looks at food justice responses around the country and discusses what a food justice and food sovereignty movement in West Michigan could look like.


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