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Conference Bookshelf - Recommended Readings
The Courage to Hope: How I Stood Up to the Politics of Fear, by Shirley Sherrod, Atria Books, 2013.
“Tangled Roots and Bitter Fruit: What Ferguson and New York Can Teach the Food Movement,” by Eric Holt-Giménez, article published by Food First in “News and Views,” 12.10.2014 http://foodfirst.org/publication/tangled-roots-and-bitter-fruit-what-fer...
Waking Up White, by Debbie Irving, Elephant Room Press, 2014. http://debbyirving.com/the-book/
The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming, by Natasha Bowens (2015 paperback). http://thecolorofood.com/
“It Takes a Region: Exploring a Regional Food Systems Approach,” by Kathryn Ruhf and Kate Clancy, 9.2010. http://api.ning.com/files/nRTEesYytUshUdiU-IEPLW6lFFE3Zgcz44LFacsKlo5K6P...
“Racialized Rhetorics of Food Politics: Black Farmers, the Case of Shirley Sherrod, and Struggle for Land Equity and Access,” by Eileen Schell, POROI, Vol. 11, Issue 1, 2015, p. 1–22. http://dx.doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1214)
“Warrior, Builder, and Weaver Work: Strategies for Changing the Food System,” by G.W. Stevenson, Kathryn Ruhf, et al. in Remaking the North American Food System: Strategies for Sustainability, edited by Clare Hinrichs and Thomas Lyson, University of Nebraska Press, pp. 33–62.
“New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System,” a report published by American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation, and Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, 2014. http://action.clf.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUES...
“A New England Food Vision, Food Solutions New England,” a collaborative report: http://www.foodsolutionsne.org/new-england-food-vision
“Spinning Food: How Food Industry Front Groups and Covert Communications Are Shaping the Story of Food,” by Kari Hamerschlag and Anna Lappé http://www.foe.org/projects/food-and-technology/good-food-healthy-planet...
“Social Movements and Philanthropy: How Foundations Can Support Movement Building,” by Barbara Masters and Torie Osborn, in Journal of Philanthropy. http://evaluationinnovation.org/sites/default/files/Masters Movement Building .pdf
“Connecting at the Crossroads: Alliance Building and Social Change in Tough Times,” by Manuel Pastor, Jennifer Ito, and Rhonda Ortiz, commissioned by Public Interest Projects (now NEO Philanthropy): New York, NY. https://dornsife.usc.edu/assets/sites/242/docs/connecting_at_the_crossro...