Below are organizations that the Small Planet Institute supports. We encourage you to, too!
02/05/2013 – N.Y. – FOODMYTHBUSTERS is brought to you by the Real Food Media Project, a collaboration between author Anna Lappé, Corporate Accountability International, and a Coalition of leading food and farming organizations to offer creative videos, online resources, and grassroots events that tell the real story about the food we eat.
10/02/2013 – October 2, 2013 - Access to land is critical for smallholder farmers to make a living and build a better food system for all. Oxfam has launched a new phase in the Behind the Brands campaign to ensure land rights for rural communities are part of the supply chains of the Big 10 food and beverage companies. We stand on common ground with farmers around the world, and are asking Coke, Pepsi and ABF to:
To learn more, read Oxfam’s newly published report, : Sugar Rush: Land rights and the supply chains of the biggest food and beverage companies.
06/06/2012 – D.C. – Help us make sure Congress spends our billions of tax money to support families and children, not insurance companies and agribusiness. Anna, Frances, and 70+ other leading food and nutrition experts sent this letter to Congress yesterday, laying out their priorities for a farm bill that supports a healthier America.
Call your Senators and tell them what YOU care about with the farm bill. Call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at 202.224.3121 and ask for your senators' office. When the receptionist answers, ask to speak to the Ag staffer. Let them know that you are following up to make sure they received the letter delivered on June 4th regarding the farm bill. Help us make sure they read the letter closely!
Sign onto your own letter at the Environmental Working Group's website here supporting Senator Gillibrand's amendment to cut wasteful and unfair crop insurance subsidies, and use that money to restore funding for SNAP (food stamps).
03/20/2012 – Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, joined workers and their allies who braved six days of hunger during the Fast for Fair Food. The fair ended March 10th outside Publix headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.