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Food Week of Action and World Food Day



We envision a world where  everyone has enough affordable, healthy and culturally appropriate food where no one is hungry, and where all who work in the food chain
are fairly compensated, respected and celebrated!

Join us in building more equitable and ecological food & farm systems!

The Global Food Week of Action includes World Food Day (Oct. 16), International Day for Rural Women (Oct. 15), and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct. 17).

2019 Action Areas

CLIMATE JUSTICE: The climate crisis calls for action at every level — personal, institutional, national and global.
FAMINE: The resurgence of famine and extreme hunger in several parts of the world requires a rapid response.
FOOD SOVEREIGNTY: Actions to expand agroecology, food justice, and food sovereignty cool the planet and meet people’s need for sustenance, livelihoods, and agency.


Local and national actions will be added to the timeline as cosponsors and others announce events, actions and campaigns.

Oct 13 — Announce and preach on the Food Week of Action

Oct 14 — Celebrate Food Week of Action in your community or workplace; action TBD

Oct 15 — International Day for Rural Women

Oct 16 — World Food Day: Join the Food Sovereignty Prize Live-Stream!

Oct 17 — International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Oct 18 — Action TBD

Oct 19 — Action TBD

Oct 20 — Preach about hunger and World Food Day; Other action TBD

Publicize your event, action or worship service happening in October, during Food Week, or on World Food Day!

Fill out this form to get your event on the map.

Map of Actions and Events
Listing of Actions and Events
You can join the Food Week of Action from wherever you are.
Let us know you are ‘Going’ on the Food Week Facebook event.

Educational Materials

Bring food sovereignty to your church, community and town. Download the Food Sovereignty for All: Overhauling Our Food System with Faith-Based Initiatives Guide and make a plan to do the Just Eating? Practicing Our Faith at the Table curriculum.

Worship and Theological Resources