Food justice

Access to quality food and ethical eating, including ethical agriculture, labor, food systems, and food choices

Protest signs: one says "Resiste! / Resist!" and the other says "Clear Water"

Issue Areas

November 10, 2017 UUMFE
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UU Ministry for Earth is your go-to source for actions, tools, stories, and connection to the global environmental justice movement....

Planet Earth II

UUMFE Recommended Films

November 8, 2017 UUMFE
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Many Unitarian Universalist congregations hold film screenings in order to engage members and/or the wider community in environmental justice education....

Worship at GA 2017

Sermons

November 3, 2017 UUMFE
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Worship is a key way for a spiritual community to collectively hold the pain of environmental injustice and climate change,...

Listening & Liberation: Lessons from Organizing with the Diaspora Earthcare Coalition

When I take a couple of steps back, I am in awe of what we accomplished. In July 2017, a...

Three people happily working in a garden

Create Food Justice Through Community Gardens

Help the Mountain, a UU retreat center in North Carolina, fulfill their goal of starting a “food forest for environmental...

Book List: Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

Book List: Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System – Raj Patel (Melville House, June 2008, rev. 2012) Half...

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems

A critical component of a sustainable community is its food system. A sustainable food system must not only provide ample...

Food Justice: Slow Food

Food Justice: Slow Food

Processing food often uses large quantities of energy and other resources for packaging and shipping, which contributes to climate change...

Food Justice: Local Considerations

Food Justice: Local Considerations

Lack of access to fresh food is an environmental justice issue. A commitment to ethical eating requires understanding who in...

Food Justice: Labor

Food Justice: Labor

Ethical eating requires not only knowing where our food comes from, but also working to ensure that the people who...

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