As Wall Street’s corrupt influence on the economy has grown, the corporate ownership of our food system has hurt the health and livelihood’s of some of our most vulnerable communities. This Sunday, December 4th food justice activists and occupiers will be traveling from as far as Colorado, Iowa, Maine and Upstate New York to join together for the Occupy Wall Street FARMERS’ MARCH.Through a day of dialogue, musical performances, and a march, farmers and their urban allies working for food justice in their communities will form alliances to fight and expose corporate control of the food supply.
Events throughout the day will call and inspire participants to fight against the corporate manipulation of the agriculture system. An industry that is responsible for using chemical toxins tied to soaring obesity rates, heart disease and diabetes and limiting access to affordable, wholesome food to the country’s poorest citizens.
- Photos from the Farmer’s March on Wall Street (dailykos.com)
- Feeding The 99%: How Co-ops Fuel Occupy Wall St. (shareable.net)
- Occupy Wall Street’s Got Beef with Big Food (thedailymeal.com)
- Farmers Join Occupy Wall Street (pochp.wordpress.com)
- Ben & Jerry to Make the Business Case for Improving Economic Justice in America and Supporting the Occupy Wall Street Movement (prnewswire.com)