Voices from the Grassroots: An Online Quarterly

A platform for North American grassroots organizers and organizations in the good food movement to share their work—both triumph and failure.

New World, Same Food: Mom’s Dudh Sewai

Being the first one of the family to move to America is as daunting as it is exciting. It wasn't easy trying to adjust to an entirely new lifestyle. I was merely a child amidst all of this and I can't say I remember this transition. I for sure can remember it all being difficult. I can't begin to imagine how it must've been for my parents who arriv

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Johnny and His Cakes

I entered through the doorway and was greeted with a loud pop! I shrieked, as any other 10-year-old would, and started running for the door.  But it was as fast as me. Actually, it was FASTER, than me.  Even though I had longer-than-average legs for a 10-year-old, I still somehow could not outrun my biggest fear. Just when I thought

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