A short film made by RoJ about the Food Sovereignty event held in NUI Maynooth in April.
Creating Alternative Food Futures: Food Sovereignty in Ireland and Beyond
Date: April 13th 2017
Time: 10am to 3.30pm
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April 17 is the International Day of Peasant Struggle – a day to recognize and acknowledge the difficulties faced by diverse food producers amidst a world in which one-tenth of humanity experiences hunger. There is no better time of the year to discuss and debate how we can create alternative food futures in Ireland and beyond. Whether by adopting food sovereignty or some other framework, at issue is finding ways for urban and rural dwellers, peasants, landless people, small-scale farmers, and coastal communities to work on mechanisms that can nourish and empower food producers and consumers like never before. The task to is identify and raise the profile of projects and practices that might build a sustainable, democratic, and just food system. During this one-day event held at Maynooth University, we invite attendees to contribute and share their experiences about creating alternative food futures. Continue reading “Creating Alternative Food Futures: Food Sovereignty in Ireland and Beyond”