Our global food system is broken. But together we have the power to fix it. We’re a community of people who . Are you ready to join us?
How can we take action against hunger?
If you’ve eaten, shopped, dined out, cooked, or farmed in the last few years, you might have gotten a glimpse of what’s wrong with our food system:
- Billions of tons of food go to waste while about one in nine people on Earth goes hungry.
- Staple crops, from corn and wheat to avocados, are threatened by climate change.
- The people who produce our food—family farmers and workers—face poverty and unjust working conditions, while big companies see huge profits.
- Critical food aid has been cut to places like war-torn Syria.
It’s enough to make you lose your appetite.
But there is something we can do. People struggling with hunger don’t exist in a vacuum. Harvests don’t fail in isolation. We’re all interconnected—through the food we eat, the products we buy, and the issues we care about it. People like us can make change, but only if we make our voices heard.
Are you ready to speak up? It’s time. Together, we Here’s how to join us.
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Food, farming, and hunger stories
This World Food Day, we spoke to Chef Alejandra Schrader about her vision for a world free of hunger, and how we can all help reach that goal.
Follow along with our food truck as Oxfam hits the road to serve up some food for thought. The goal is to raise awareness of the human suffering happening behind the food on supermarket shelves, while calling on Whole Foods to take responsibility.
Oxfam’s Behind the Barcodes Food Trucks takes to the streets to serve up food for thought, raising awareness of the inhumane treatment endured by workers who produce the food we purchase from supermarket chains and calling on Whole Foods to take the higher road.