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Spinning Food: How Food Industry Front Groups and Covert Communications are Shaping the Story of Our Food

We’re thrilled to announce the release of a new report that Anna has been working on with Kari Hamerschlag at Friends of the Earth U.S. and Stacy Malkan at U.S. Right to Know Network. “Spinning Food,” investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public – and reporters – on facts about industrial agriculture and organic and sustainable food production.

Detroit’s Fight for Public Water is also the Nation’s

Detroit made international news this month when its municipal water board resumed cutting off water to residents with unpaid bills. With thousands of community members struggling in homes with no running water, local groups reached out to the United Nations special rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation to intervene.

Edible Education 101

What would you say if I told you that incredible thinkers-and-do-ers on food systems work are coming to you to share their ideas on the rise and future of the food movement every week? Alice Waters, the Edible Schoolyard Project and Berkeley Food Institute, Michael Pollan and Raj Patel are teaming up with leading voices for an amazing series: Edible Education 101.

Real Food Media Project Announces Winners of First-Ever Food and Farming Film Competition

The Real Food Media Project announces the winners of the 2014 short films contest on sustainable food and farming. See the top winners and watch the films at www.realfoodmedia.org.

Fixing Food in Four Minutes or Less

After a tough task of choosing the 10 finalists, we're thrilled to announce the official selections of the first Real Food Media Contest. From the streets of the South Bronx to an oregano cooperative in Mexico, the films turn their lens to food, in all its beauty and complexity. We hope you will enjoy them!