2018 Food Week of Action & World Food Day (Events/Actions)
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Date & Time of the ActionCity, State, CountryLocation DetailsDescription of Food Week/World Food Day ActionName of group or congregation, if applicableContact Person(s)Email address(es)Phone numberWebsite
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October 14, 2018; 6:00-9:00pmBellingham, WA2018 Food Sovereignty Prize: The Prize is awarded annually by the US Food Sovereignty Alliance. A U.S. and international winner will be celebrated during the ceremony.US Food Sovereignty AllianceAndrew Kang Bartlett and Ahna Kruzik
andrew.kangbartlett@pcusa.org
502-569-5388www.foodsovereigntyprize.org
Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony
info@usfoodsovereigntyalliance.org
Bellingham, WA
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October 13th 10am - 1 pmPembroke, Maine, USA Reversing Hall, 4 Leighton Pt. Road, Pembroke ME 04666Greenhorns Emma O'Learyemma@greenhorns.orghttps://greenhorns.org/events/list/Wild fruit vinega! Making apple cider vinegar on a homestead scale.emma@greenhorns.orgPembroke, Maine
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October 15, 2018 10am-3pmNatick, MASustainable Business Network of Massachsuetts, Central Mass GrownLexie Raczkalexie@sbnmass.org617-395-0250Speed Trading Event and Food Business Marketing Workshoplexie@sbnmass.orgNatick, MA
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Tuesdays October 2, 9, closing dates for our weekly garden giveaways
Milwaukee
Friedens Food Pantry at Hope House
Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church's Summer Garden Interns
Pastor Karen Hage
pastor.tippechurch@gmail.com
4147027997tippechurch.org
Garden Produce Pantry Give-Aways
pastor.tippechurch@gmail.com
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Saturday October 20, recurring monthly
Milwaukee
Friedens Food Pantry at Hope House
Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church
Pastor Karen Hagen
pastor.tippechurch@gmail.com
414-481-4680tippechurch.org
Healthy Casserole Making Nutrition Class
pastor.tippechurch@gmail.com
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2018 Food Week Events & Actions Above...
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2017 Food Week Events & Actions Below...
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Tues., Oct. 17, 12 noon EDTEverywhereOnlineRegister for Food Sovereignty Prize Live! on Oct 17, 2017 12:00 PM EDT at - http://bit.ly/2017foodprize The Food Sovereignty Prize is awarded annually by the US Food Sovereignty Alliance. A U.S. and international winner will be celebrated during the ceremony.US Food Sovereignty AllianceAndrew Kang Bartlett and Ahna Kruzik
andrew.kangbartlett@pcusa.org
502-569-5388www.foodsovereigntyprize.org
Food Sovereignty Prize Live! Ceremony
info@usfoodsovereigntyalliance.org
Des Moines, IA
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Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1PM to 4PMNewYork City, New York, United States1393 York Ave (E. 74thStreet), Church of the EpiphanyCROP Hunger Walks help to support the overall ministry of Church World Service, especially grassroots, hunger-fighting development efforts around the world. There are 1,700 CROP Hunger Walks across the United States. In addition to helping Church World Service, our New York City CROP Hunger Walk returns 25 percent of the funds it raises to hunger-fighting programs in the City of New York.New York City CROP Hunger Walk CommitteeEna Maloneemalone@nyccropwalk.org212-870-2061http://nyccropwalk.org/New York City CROP Hunger Walkemalone@nyccropwalk.orgNewYork City, New York
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October 16, 2017 at 4PMPortland, Maine, USAPortland Public LibraryFood Recovery Coalition and Portland Public Library will co-host a free film screening of Anthony Bourdain's latest documentary "WASTED! The Story of Food Waste" on World Food Day, October 16, 2017. The event starts at 4PM and includes keynotes speakers, a panel discussion, refreshments using gleaned produce, and, finally, the film.Food Recovery Coalition and Maine Gleaning NetworkKayla Blindert, Hannah Semlerkblindert@ccfoodsecurity.org, hannah@healthyacadia.org605-240-0459https://www.mainegleaningnetwork.org/worldfooddayFree Film Screening of Bourdain's Documentary "WASTED! The Story of Food Waste"gleaning@ccfoodsecurity.orgPortland, Maine
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October 21, 2017; 5pm-9:30pm (5pm Happy Hour, 6:30pm Dinner)Seattle, WAUniversity Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105CAGJ’s 11th annual SLEE Dinner (Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere) aims to nurture the seeds of resistance once again, to mobilize for food justice around the world. Live music with Seattle Fandango Project. Community Alliance for Global JusticeAndreaslee@cagj.org206-405-4600https://cagj.org/2017-slee-tickets-on-sale-now/Food Justice Dinner!slee@cagj.orgSeattle, WA
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October 11-16Detroit, MI USContact diane@detroitpresbytery.org for locationsThe International Peacemaker will speak of the root causes of poverty in Sierra Leone and the role the Council of Churches has played.Hunger Ministries Program, Detroit PresbyteryDiane Agnewdiane@detroitpresbytery.org313.345.6550www.detroitpresbytery.orgHosting International Peacemakerdiane@detroitpresbytery.orgDetroit, MI
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10/15-22all across WA3720 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98134Sending educational resources and action items to our statewide network or faith communities, individuals, and organizational partners for each day of World Food WeekFaith Action NetworkElise DeGooyerdegooyer@fanwa.org206-625-9790fanwa.orgHighlighting WA coalition work for World Food Week degooyer@fanwa.orgWashington, USA
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October 2, 2017Jeffersonton, VA, U.S.Wollam Gardens 5167 Jeffersonton Rd, Jeffersonton VA, 22724We're getting local farmers together to teach them about USDA programs that would help them bring more fresh, healthy food to local families - particularly SNAP families. Then we're celebrating the season with local bounty from the farmers' markets at a free lunch, followed by a farm tour.National Sustainable Agriculture CoalitionJeremy Emmijemmi@sustainableagriculture.net202-547-5754sustainableagriculture.netNSAC/USDA FRESHFARM workshop & farm tourinfo@sustainableagriculture.netJeffersonton, VA
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October 16, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EDTNew York City, NYUnion Square Ballroom 27 Union Square WestJoin our happy-hour fundraiser “Garjana” to help hurricane survivors in the Caribbean. Led by Broadway stars, this immersive dance experience will raise support for relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Dominica through #GiveHealthy, Feeding America and World Food Program USA. $25
The event also commemorates World Food Day, a global U.N. holiday celebrated each year on October 16th to raise worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger.
Food TankDanielle Nierenbergrealakb@gmail.comhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/dance-for-puerto-rico-broadway-stars-lead-garjana-fundraiser-for-hurricane-relief-on-world-food-day-tickets-38097499647Dance for Puerto Rico: Broadway Stars Lead Garjana Fundraiser for Hurricane Mariarealakb@gmail.comNew York City, NY
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Oct. 12, 2017, 12 noonLouisville, KY, USASpalding University Egan Leadership Center 901 S. Fourth StreetRenowned feminist and activist, Neesa Medina is the featured speaker. Since the 2009 military coup in Honduras, murders and attacks against Honduran human rights defenders have reached alarming levels. The U.S. continues to send tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Honduran police and military who have been involved in human rights abuses. Come and join us to learn more!Witness for Peace SoutheastDavid Horvathdhorvath@fastmail.fmhttps://nobelwomensinitiative.org/neesa-medina-the-selfie-you-havent-taken/Honduras: Deportations and Forced Migrationdhorvath@fastmail.fmLouisville, KY
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October 16, 2017 10 a.m. (Pacific)Ashland, Oregon, USAWalker and SiskiyouWorld Food Day worship, including music, prayers and message: Embrace Justice, End Hunger at 10 a.m. in Sanctuary. 11:20 Potluck lunch in Calvin Hall (bring a dish to pass and your own table service)
Speaker: Director of Ashland Emergency Food Bank, Pam Marsh
All are welcome!
First Presbyterian Church, Ashland, OregonRev. Kathy Keenermomrev1kk@gmail.com5414823536www.firstpresashland.orgWorld Food Day Worship, Potluck and ProgramAshland, Oregon, USA
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October 16, 2017 8:30-11AMHartford, CT, USAThe Studio at Billings Forge 539 Broad St.Please join us for our annual World Food Day Community Breakfast to discuss and give feedback on this year's policy recommendations. Free registration and breakfast catered by The Kitchen at Billings Forge. Please register at https://goo.gl/forms/fwMaH8gwYqXoNW132.Hartford Advisory Commission on Food PolicyMarielena Limamarielena@hartfordfood.orghttps://www.facebook.com/HartfordFoodPolicy/World Food Day Community Breakfastmarielena@hartfordfood.orgHartford, CT, USA
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October 10, 2017United States, United KingdomBarnes & Noble, Amazon, Island PressRelease of new book detailing the health and environmental dangers of our pesticide-dependent food production system, and the efforts by Monsanto and other chemical companies to hide these dangers.Island PressCarey Gillamcarey@careygillam.com 913-526-6190https://careygillam.com/bookRelease of Whitewash-The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science carey@careygillam.comUnited Kingdom
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Oct. 11, 2017 9 a.m. CETBrussels, Belgium European Parliament Carey Gillam of U.S. Right to Know, Prof. Christopher Portier and others will provide testimony to The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) of the European Parliament in a joint Public Hearing entitled "The Monsanto papers and glyphosate."U.S. Right to KnowCarey Gillamcarey@usrtk.org 913-526-6190http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/home.htmlPublic Hearing entitled "The Monsanto papers and glyphosate"carey@usrtk.orgBrussels, Belgium
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October 4-8, 2017Glorieta, NMGlorieta Conference Center, 11 State Highway 50 Glorieta, NM 87535 Rural Development Leadership NetworkStarry Kruegerstarrykru@aol.com212-777-9137www.ruraldevelopment.orgRDLN Assembly & Farmers Exchangerdln@ruraldevelopment.orgGlorieta, NM
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Sun oct 15, 2017 10 am.San Anselmo, CA USA72 Kensington Road, sanctuary of first Presbyterian church of San Anselmo Sermon about the history of the organization bread for the World and its analysis of the causes of hunger and ways to end itFirst Presbyterian Church of San AnselmoJoanne Whitt pastorJoanne Whitt@togetherweserve.org415-456--3713x203Togetherweserve.org"End hunger by 2030" Sermon about Bread for the World by Rev Dr James McDonaldrothkrug@gmail.comSan Anselmo, CA USA
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October 16, 2017, 12:00-1:30pm
Louisville, KY USA
Brandeis School of Law, Room 275 2219 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40292
Professor Carmen Huertas-Noble is the founding director of the Community & Economic Development Clinic (CEDC) at CUNY School of Law and was involved with creating the well-known Manhattan restaurant COLORS, a co-op formed by Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY). The co-op serves a community of low-wage, mostly immigrant workers and plays a critical role in community empowerment.
Huertas-Noble and Brandeis School of Law Professor Ariana Levinson will discuss COLORS and other worker co-op projects and explain the advantages of these groups, including economic benefits to members, engagement of workers and keeping money in the local community.
Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee
Tracie Cole
tracie.cole@louisville.edu
502-852-1230
http://events.louisville.edu/event/worker_co-operatives_transforming_communities
Worker Co-Operatives: Transforming Communities
tracie.cole@louisville.edu
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