IATP in the News
Farm to School Works for Healthy Food Choices
What Chemicals Are in Food? Simple Solutions to Avoid Harmful Toxins in Food
Eating Well, September
Should the U.S. emulate the Biblical Joseph and store grain?
CNN Newsroom, 9/23
Dayton declares September ‘Farm to School Month’
Hutchinson Leader, 9/29
Every trip from farm to table brings risk
Star Tribune, 10/3
Is China Banning Growth Promoters And Do They Mean It?
Wired Magazine, 10/7
Walmart's Fresh Food Makeover
The Nation, 10/13
October 14, Minneapolis
TEDxFruitvale: Harvesting Change viewing party
IATP will be hosting a special viewing party in our Stevens Avenue Conference Room from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Join us as we screen a portion of the live webcast and bring these important issues home to Minnesota. Read more.
October 16, Minneapolis
World Food Day Community Sing
Celebrate World Food Day and IATP's 25th anniversary with Minnesota Community Sings at Loring Park, at the Community Art Center. Read more.
October 28, Minneapolis
IATP 25th Anniversary Party
Help IATP celebrate 25 years of working for fair, sustainable and healthy food, farm and trade systems. Enjoy good food, great company, local brews and live music from Soul Tight Committee as we dance our way into the next 25 years. Read more.
November 15, Minneapolis
Walk Out Walk On
Join us for the November session of IATP's new book club! We have lively discussion of books on issues affecting fair trade, local food, sustainability, community and other topics around the food we eat and the people who grow it. Read more.
More IATP News
IATP's Karen Hansen-Kuhn was in Panama City last week for negotiations on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Read her summary.
This week, three pending U.S. free trade deals passed through Congress with South Korea, Colombia and Panama despite widespread public opposition. Read more.
A new IATP fact sheet, Elusive Promises of the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project, explores why the World Bank's African climate project offers little to farmers and is built on shaky ground. Read more.
Chelsey Perkins, IATP’s Food and Farm Journalism Intern, has written a new commentary addressing the Center for Workers United in Struggle campaign for justice in retail cleaning. Read more.
IATP's Sophia Murphy attended a two-day consultation on women and the right to food, hosted by Rutgers University's Center for Women's Global Leadership. Read more.
In mid-September, IATP hosted a conference on the contentious issue of indirect land use change (ILUC) as a follow-up to our March trip to Brazil to study the issue. Read more, watch a video and hear interviews.
by Anna Canning, Special Correspondent
Roasting coffee has a romantic sound to it. One of the old-school trades that one rarely learns from a book, the delicate balancing act between science and art is generally learned through apprenticeship from another roaster and a lot of trial and error. Read more.