Inequity and health disparities in the food system: literature survey and gap analysis
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is a non-profit research and advocacy organization that promotes sustainable farm, food and trade systems. IATP works to integrate sustainability throughout the food and farm system, from the economic wellbeing of farmers and the integrity of the environment to securing universal access to healthy food. IATP identifies the impact trade agreements and policy interventions have on farmers, consumers and the environment, while promoting a fair trade system that supports locally based development, labor and human rights, and democratic institutions. IATP develops alternative economic models that integrate environmental sustainability into rural development. Continue reading
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Wine & Food Travel is seeking writers to cover artisan interviews and profiles. Whether it’s your organic wholesale baker down the street or your favorite winemaker in California, your job is to tell the world about the people behind the world of wining, dining, and traveling. Continue reading
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The No Impact Project is looking for a talented and motivated Program Manager to work in close partnership with the Program Director to ensure the successful execution of a multi-pronged programming and fundraising agenda. This Program Manager will be vital in helping us build capacity in our organization and continue to develop and manage our programs.
The No Impact Project was founded in 2009 by Colin Beavan (No Impact Man), following the success of his blog, book, and Sundance-selected film, which chronicle his experiment living a zero-waste lifestyle in New York City. Our goal is to empower citizens to make choices which better their lives and lower their environmental impact through lifestyle change, community action, and participation in civic engagement. We have reached millions of people with our programs, including the No Impact Week, an engaging and fun weeklong carbon cleanse that gives participants the opportunity to experience a low impact living experiment of their own. Continue reading
BDA Visual Identity: Call for Proposals
The Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Association is seeking a graphic designer to develop a new visual identity for the Association that conveys the energy of this new phase in the work of the Association. We need someone who can bring the many touch points of our organization into harmony with a new core logo. Continue reading
Making Good Food Work accepting Team Lead Applications and Workshop Proposals until February 4
Join us for the Making Good Food Work Conference
April 19-21, 2011 — Atheneum Hotel — Detroit, MI
You are invited to join us for an upcoming working conference and incubation laboratory to develop innovative solutions and document best practices for distributing local and regional food. Continue reading
Application Deadline: Multiple
Healthy Eating Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity. Findings are expected to advance RWJF’s efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. Continue reading
FRESH – a documentary film about sustainable agriculture – is looking for a blogger! We are on the search for someone to help us get the word out about fresh, innovative, hopeful, tasty, policy-pushing, controversial, and catalyst-creating issues within the sustainable food movement. Our blogger can work from home, anywhere in the world, but he/she must be able to touch base with us each day, between 9am-5pm, Eastern Time.
The FRESH blogger will author their own weekly posts, as well as re-post and organize blog series which fall in-line with our current initiatives. We are looking for a driven writer who wants to advance their writing repertoire and connections within the food movement. You must be first and foremost a writer, but also a self-starter and familiar with the technical details of WordPress and blogging in general (i.e. basic HTML skills). Continue reading
About the Conference
Food policy is on the agenda of policymakers from cities, counties, and states across the nation. This conference will bring together elected officials, government staff, academics and advocates for three days of networking, peer-to-peer learning, and skill building. Additionally, conference attendees will participate in the formation of a national Food Policy Network.
CFSC is now accepting workshop proposals for the conference. Continue reading
And… it’s officially 2011. That means the Real Food Challenge Summits are coming soon to a city near you!
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Deadline for Annual Submission: February 1. Electronic submissions ONLY!
The ASFS invites current undergraduate and graduate to submit a paper for the William Whit (undergraduate) and Alex McIntosh (graduate) prizes, respectively. These awards recognize students’ contributions to the field of food studies. There will be one award each for an undergraduate student paper and a graduate student paper. Continue reading
Applications for TEDxManhattan”Changing the Way We Eat” will be accepted starting December 1, 2011.
Simply visit this page to submit your application:
We can only fit a limited number of people at the event, and we need to have a diverse audience, so individuals must apply first and be accepted before they can register. Please apply early if you’re interested in attending!
Community Learning Project for Food Justice – a collaboration of Growing Power and WhyHunger
The Community Learning Project for Food Justice is an exciting new program to build relationships, leadership, and resource capacity development, and to support community- based learning in the food justice movement.
The Community Learning Project for Food Justice will connect pairs of organizations for one year around a specific topic or program area. Through a peer-to-peer learning/teaching experience, the participants will share complementary knowledge and skills to each develop a new program or increase capacity in a particular area. Participant pairs will also become part of a national learning community through professional development trainings, regional site visits, and attendance at the annual Growing Food and Justice for All (GFJI) gathering. Continue reading
We’re looking to build a small army of regional organizers to reproduce the successes we’ve had this past summer at in launching our efforts on six campuses. You’ll be responsible for creating a self-supporting network of revolutionary hubs for campus food movement organizing in your region. We’re looking for excellent communicators comfortable with quick decision-making, passion for sustainable food and/or cooperatives and some campus organizing experience. You will play an essential role in the next wave of the CoFed revolution! Continue reading
Farmer Programs Coordinator for the Organic Growers School in Asheville and western NC with outreach to neighboring regions.
Application Deadline: December 8th, 2010
The Organic Growers School invites applicants for a Farmer Programs Coordinator who will report to the organization’s Director. Continue reading
The No Impact Project would like to invite the Sustainable Food Jobs community to join us for our Eco-Leader Training, January 7-9th, in Rosendale, NY. This Training is an opportunity for community leaders and activists from a number of backgrounds to come together and learn how to empower their communities to take action to find solutions to our environmental crises.
The Eco-Leader Training will take place at Lifebridge Sanctuary, a certified green facility, on 95 acres of woodlands in the Catskills Mountains. During this all-expenses paid weekend, attendees will take part in a dynamic series of workshops and learns with inspirational community leaders and activists from the environmental movement. They will become equipped to use the No Impact Week, an immersive, fun, weeklong experiment in low impact living, as a tool for building an environmentally conscious, action-oriented community. Continue reading