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6 days left to apply to attend the Student/Farmworker Alliance's 2013 Encuentro! Join #FairFoodNation Sept. 5-8 for a weekend of strategy, reflection, and celebration in Immokalee, FL! http://bit.ly/14wdN7g
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Great news! Videos from last month's #UVMFoodSummit are now online! From #foodsovereignty to predatory marketing to kids, these vids are all a must-watch: http://bit.ly/13awKVf
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What's next for the #FarmBill ? The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition shows us our options in this savvy #infographic .

Read more on the NSAC blog: http://bit.ly/12E30jf 
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New resource for #FoodDay2013  organizing on #campus ! Check it out and get planning! http://bit.ly/fd13univorg [PDF] 
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Join +Real Food Challenge's campus #FoodDay  coordinator +Kate Klein for a webinar tonight to kickstart your #FoodDay2013  plans! Tune in for best practices on event planning, outreach, fundraising, and more. 7 PM EST TONIGHT! http://bit.ly/fd13webinar
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Congrats to #GMO  labeling activists in #CT  - the Senate has passed a bill to #LabelGMOs !  
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Exciting news out of #Boston  this week! #Northeastern  University is the latest institution to sign the Real Food Campus Commitment! http://bit.ly/NEURLFD

Signing the commitment means Northeastern has pledged to shift 20% of their annual food purchases to #realfood  by 2020 - food that is #local , #humane , ecologically-sound and fair.

Congrats to +Tricia Kiefer and the many other students whose work made this victory possible!   
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New on +Etsy, an interview with +Small Planet Institute's Frances Moore Lappe! http://etsy.me/15J3IPJ #EcoMind  
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Today is the final deadline for our Regional Field Organizer fellowship! Our organizers and their students have already shifted over $50 million of college purchasing dollars to #realfood  - join us on the road to #foodjustice ! http://bit.ly/RFOapps 
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+Raj Patel gets real with #fastfood  giant +Wendy's: http://huff.to/13jQXeK

"+Wendy's can have all the make-overs it wants, but without joining the #fairfoodprogram  , its claims are as empty as a fast food calorie, and its old-fashioned approach looks increasingly outdated." 

#realfood   #fairfood   #fairfoodnation   #ciw   #fastfoodforward   #fastfoodfwd   #farmworkers  
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THIS IS IT. Today marks the global #MarchAgainstMonsanto  , a landmark day of action against the biotech giant +Monsanto Company and all they stand for. +400 rallies and actions are happening NOW in +40 countries! 

Follow #MarchAgainstMonsanto on Twitter for the latest, and check out RT's incredible live-blog of events from around the world! http://bit.ly/10Zz1FW
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This spring semester, we've seen a string of #realfood  victories as 6 new colleges and universities sign on to the Real Food Campus Commitment! Read more on our blog: bit.ly/16h23p2 

Congratulations to +Sterling College, +UMass Amherst Alumni Association, +Lyndon State College, +Clark University, +Cornell College and +Warren Wilson!  
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Real Food Challenge (RFC) is a national, student-driven campaign to reshape our food economy. 

We are a network of students and youth at schools across the country, advocating for "real food" on our campuses and in our communities.

Our flagship goal to shift $1 billion of college food spending to "real food" - food that is community-based, fair, ecologically sound and humane. 

We work with student activists around the country to get schools to institute real food policies, committing to at least 20% real food purchases by 2020.