Honoring our Roots:

An Historical Timeline of Food Justice

A collaborative mural made during the Growing Food and Justice Institute gathering in Milwaukee in 2011.

A collaborative mural made during the Growing Food and Justice Institute gathering in Milwaukee in 2011.

Historical events that highlight people organizing and fighting for social justice within the food system can provide many lessons for activists working towards food justice today. This lesson engages participants in a game that brings to light different historical events throughout 1900 - 2014 that will inform and inspire our struggle today.