Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Download Food for Thought and Action: A Food Sovereignty Curriculum

Our global food system is terribly broken. Together, we can fix it!

Food for Thought and Action: a food sovereignty curriculum is an educational tool realized by Grassroots International and the National Family Farm Coalition offering a practical way to strengthen a growing food sovereignty movement including consumers, farmers, environmentalists and communities.

The curriculum is a collection of exercises and activities grouped into four modules: one each for consumers, faith and anti-hunger groups, environmentalists and farmers. Depending on the audience, trainers and educators will be able to choose exercises from different modules in order to suit the needs of the target group. The curriculum emphasizes informed activism, aiming at building the food sovereignty movement especially in United States.


For dowloading the full document please visit Grassroots International website.


Thank you for your interest in Food for Thought and Action: A Food Sovereignty Curriculum! Below you will find the modules, factsheets, and other materials that make up the curriculum. You can also download a flyer announcing the launch of our the curriculum which you can send to your friends.

Of course we encourage you to read the curriculum in its entirety, but if pressed for time and you would rather go directly to the most relevant modules, we do highly recommend that you download and read the Overview section, which includes tips about how best to use the curriculum.

Food for Thought and Action: All modules and factsheets (ZIP)
3.3 MB

Overview: How to Use Curriculum and Introductory Exercises
972.98 KB

Factsheet: Food Sovereignty is Local Control!
97.71 KB

Module 1: Consumers
710.29 KB

Factsheet 1: Why Should Consumers Care About Agriculture and Trade Policy?
77.43 KB

Module 2: Faith and Anti-Hunger Groups
512.35 KB

Factsheet 2: What Can Faith-based and Anti-hunger Activists Do to Sustainably Feed the World?
83.49 KB

Module 3: Environmentalists
642.77 KB

Factsheet 3: Why Is a New Agricultural Policy Relevant to Environmentalists?
81.44 KB

Module 4: Small Farmers and Farmworkers
422.52 KB

Factsheet 4: Farming and Trade Policy – What Is the Impact on Family Farmers?
76.85 KB

Next Steps: What I / We Can Do to Help Build the Food Sovereignty Movement
115.51 KB

The 6 Food Sovereignty Principles
44.21 KB