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Putney Bake Club discuss Fairtrade and IF Campaign with local MP Justine Greening

Last month I was lucky enough to attend Putney Bake Club's May event where I was able to see what happens when baking and campaigning meet and brush up on my barely existent baking skills! ...

When the Big IF came to town

Did you see the Big IF's flying visit to Manchester? As part of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign we decided to spread the word far and (very) high. ...

Land campaigners in Sheffield

A Shock For Sheffield Shoppers

Residents of Sheffield got a shock on Saturday to find that parts of their city were being sold off.  A Grab, Grab and Profit auction was in progress in the city centre, with iconic landmarks...

Lauren Laverne hosts the IF launch

One Direction, Bill Gates, Lauren Laverne and Bill Nighy launch #IF

Image courtesy of Clive Mear/Tearfund ...

Justine Greening at the Enough food for everyone IF Parliamentary launch

Enough food for everyone IF… we take Parliament by storm!

I remember starting to tell some MPs and Peers that a big, new "joint campaign on food and hunger" was coming about a year ago. "It's going to be huge. You're going to want...

Land grabbers 'sell' off Putney Bridge

Putney the Latest to Fall Victim to Land Grabbers

It was a typically cold and grey Monday morning, as we strolled down the banks of the River Thames.  We were just passing the London Rowing Club Boathouse when two men appeared, dressed in suits...

Land Grab Campaign: 1 month on

Imagine, for a second, being kicked out of your home.  There's no time to collect your possessions, no time to say goodbye to friends and family and you must give up everything you know...

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World Food Day 2012

Today on World Food Day, more than 1 in eight people will go to bed hungry. Living in the UK, a country where it's ok to throw food out if it's a day past its best before date and...

When the Northerners Land Grabbed London

GET OUT NOW! Get your things. You've got two minutes to leave. Stop crying. There's nothing you can do. Tell your kids to stop screaming. Say goodbye to your home. It's gone.  ...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

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