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A Look at Food and Farming Today in South Korea

Posted by in Asia, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Agriculture on 16th May, 2013 | No Comments

korea2The following is an article by Anders Riel Müller/ 송연준 Food First Research Fellow and Leader of the upcoming South Korea Food Sovereignty Tour, sponsored by Food First in partnership with Reality Tours. I have been immersed in Korean food for so many years now I often forget how unknown and strange it can seem […]
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Digest This! From Sacred Seeds and Abundant Reads to Food Sovereignty Movement Building

Posted by in Asia on 16th October, 2011 | 1 Comment

2010.05.30-181This Blog Action Day the issue is food, (today is also World Food Day) so Global Exchange’s Reality Tours Director Malia Everette takes you on a journey “From Sacred Seeds and Abundant Reads to Food Sovereignty Movement Building”…
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Local Slow Food Leader Visits Cuba on Food Sovereignty Tour

Posted by in Caribbean, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Agriculture, Health and Healing, Trip Participant Stories on 29th June, 2011 | No Comments

Havana Farmers' MarketThough most associate the island of Cuba with rum, tobacco and rumba, one Global Exchange Reality Tour participant discovered that Cubans are also enthusiastic and accomplished organic gardeners and growers. Linda Slezak, a leader of the Slow Food movement in Glen Cove, New York recently returned from a Global Exchange/Food First research trip to Cuba. Linda described the tour as “the most memorable trip I have ever taken – I am still talking about it to everyone I know.” Here’s more from Linda about her recent trip to Cuba.
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Bolivia Reclaiming Food Sovereignty, Part I: The resurgence of native foods

Posted by in Latin America on 31st August, 2010 | 3 Comments

tomatoesThis blog was written by Tanya Kerssen.  She will be traveling with Global Exchange and Food First on the upcoming Food and Farms delegation to Bolivia. Drastic variations in climate and topography—ranging from tropical jungles and subtropical cloud forests to the vast arid plains of the Altiplano—make Bolivian agriculture a truly remarkable feat. Before the […]
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