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This page features videos about food justice, race and equity, agriculture, fisheries, and related food system issues. 

FILM AVAILABLE HERE:  http://crackingthecodes.org. In this story from Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, a film from World Trust, author and educator Joy DeGruy shares how her sister-in-law uses her white privilege to stand up to systemic inequity. 

Any commercial fisherman used to be able to fish in U.S. seas. Not anymore. Today, the right to fish belongs to a number of private individuals who have traded, bought and sold these rights in unregulated markets. This system, called "catch shares," favors large fishing fleets and has cut out thousands of smaller-scale fishermen. How did this happen? Learn more in this short animation from the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Fossil fuels, deforestation and industrial agriculture have released dangerous amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. We can store and stabilize large amounts of carbon where it belongs – in the soil. Read more from NOFA Mass

One in a series of 8 short films about Maine farmers, created by Maine Farmland Trust and Pull-Start Pictures. The films offer a glimpse at the many different types of farms in the state: from the potato harvest in Aroostook County, to the innovations of a seventh-generation farmer Downeast, to the struggles of a dairy farmer in Western Maine, the short films remind viewers that farming is more than just a historical feature of Maine; farming in Maine is alive and well. www.meetyourfarmer.org

Now into their ninth generation on a beautiful swath of the coast in Edmunds, Maine, the Bell family has an unbelievably diverse operation, from chicken and beef to vegetables and dairy at Tide Mill Farm. “Even in this county, being the most economically depressed county in the entire northeast, we’re carving out a living selling local stuff to local people.”

Join Migrant Justice on June 20th to demonstrate to Ben & Jerry's the growing support across the country for farmworker's call for Ben & Jerry's to join the Milk with Dignity Program! 

Learn more about Migrant Justice and the June 20th Day of Action.

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