Tag: farming

End hunger. Eat Local, Feed Global

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […]

The countdown begins: 6 days until launch

By Clancy Moore, GROW Campaign Coordinator On Wednesday 2 October we will launch the next phase of Behind the Brands. The details of this are top-secret until launch, but this exclusive teaser video made by one of our Design for Change volunteers gives you a sneak preview of the campaign to come. Sign up now to […]

Escaping an unjust food system

Viral film The Scarecrow raises awareness of the impacts of factory farming on the global food system. A three minute animated video that was released by American restaurant chain Chipotle last week has already been viewed over 5.8 million times on YouTube. The Scarecrow aims to educate people about the global food system and encourages people to […]

Ending hunger: the women of Lembata

One in eight people go hungry every day. Unbelievably, 80% of those going hungry are food producers; small-scale farmers, fishermen and women, forest foragers and landless farm labourers. They produce food, yet many still go hungry. The road to Hoelea from Lewoleba on the island of Lembata is the worst I’ve ever seen. It takes […]

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