From Food for Thought, Issue 9. Published in August 2013. Re-blogged from nativefarms.org/blog.
Join the Foodie Freedom Fighters on Monday, January 4th, as Fighters from across the state of California gather for a Seed Freedom Rally in Sacramento to keep seed sharing from becoming illegal.
We are thrilled to share some very exciting news with you today: Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery – and with it, the largest and most biodiverse collection of certified organic tree crops in North America! Read more for details.
Currently, 11 out of 22 of our staff members have been formerly incarcerated, and we believe our work at Planting Justice directly contributes to reducing the level of mass incarceration – we’ve offered employment to 18 different men returning home from prison, with a zero percent recidivism rate. And, despite our efforts, the Prison Industrial Complex still operates as a violent beast that is disproportionately stealing and enslaving people of color from our communities. Hear our take on the Prison Industrial Complex here.