A basic necessity. An expression of culture. A weapon of oppression?
We all need food for nourishment. Are food systems designed to produce nourishing food? Food is central to social gatherings and cultural celebrations. Do food systems foster diversity among producers? Hegemonic and corporate control of arable land and clean water put many populations at risk for food insecurity. Are food systems designed to concentrate control over resources?
Community supported agriculture (CSA) and food justice initiatives have been growing globally for years. Locally, The Source, in SE ABQ will hold a meeting about hosting a CSA on Sunday, March 20, at 4:30 p. m., 1111 Carlisle Blvd. SE. A potluck will follow. Other projects that have been active over the years in the metro area include Food Justice Initiative UNM and Feed the Hood.