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Food Sovereignty in the USA

“Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems. It puts the aspirations and needs of those who produce, distribute and consume food at the heart of food systems and policies rather than the demands of markets and corporations.”

– Declaration of Nyéléni, the first global forum on food sovereignty, Mali, 2007

From land and water rights to sustainable agriculture and labor rights, this inspiring collection of stories demonstrates what food sovereignty can look like in the United States.

Tomato Vinaigrette from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat

This tomato vinaigrette is a great way to add tons of tomato flavor to salad, panzanella, pasta salad, and more! Grated tomato is combined with shallots, vinegar, olive oil, basil, garlic, and salt to make a delightfully sweet and acidic dressing that sings summer’s praises.

New Tucson CSA Tote Bags

We’re offering brand-new Tucson CSA tote bags to folks who donate $20 or more to CS-Aid. These big, sturdy bags were made at a women’s cooperative within DouglaPrieta Works and printed at the Tucson-based, union-owned print shop The Gloo Factory. You can donate and get your tote bag in the CSA Shop!

Marinated Watermelon Rind

Since the Fandago Watermelons in our shares last week were so big, there’s plenty of opportunity to play with different watermelon rind recipes! While watermelon rinds are often discarded, they’re rich in minerals and can be pickled or candied and made to taste delicious. Try this recipe for marinated watermelon rind and get even more out of your melon!

Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood

After first learning about the inspiring story behind Harlem Grown from Humans of New York, we can’t wait to learn more about this inspiring garden and the people who help to grow it.

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