Tag Archives: OWS

Cooking up a storm, after the storm

Report provided by Lisa Fencik. The electricity outages and flooding associated with superstorm Sandy sent many people in lower Manhattan to the streets, including the residents of C-Squat, a legendary homesteading squat located on Ave C between 9th and 10th … Continue reading

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Tonight: Food Justice Films

This would be right up my alley if it weren’t for the co-op’s monthly general meeting at the same time. King’s County Cinema Society hosts an evening of short documentaries on food justice. Here’s a preview clip from this year’s … Continue reading

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May Day Report from the 4

As noted in the past, the 4th Street Food Co-op has been collecting money to buy food for the OWS movement. We cooked our last meal in January and have been on hiatus until Tuesday May 1st when Lisa, Lauren, … Continue reading

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Dr. Vandana Shiva to speak at Zuccotti/Liberty Square this Thursday

The renowned physicist and environmental activist, Dr. Vandana Shiva, will give a talk on the necessity of taking back our food system and the possibilities for occupying global agriculture. Takes place this Thursday March 22, 2012 at 12:00 noon at … Continue reading

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4th Street Food Co-op Team Resumes OWS Meal Prep in 2012

After a holiday break, several co-op members gathered again Friday to prepare and serve a meal for Occupy Wall Street. On the menu this time, rice mixed with black soy beans, kelp, collards, daikon and black radishes, plus garlic, tamari, … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review

Next to the big news of our renovations, almost everything else pales. But some notable items from the year anyway: March: Co-op meetings moved to an alternating Sunday/Thursday schedule. Three cheers for predictability and participation! March: Zoya B and I … Continue reading

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Feeding the Occupy the Earth Rally

Friday co-op members Lisa, Lauren, Nick, and I got together and prepared a meal for the Occupy Earth Summit Rally.           We made brown rice with cabbage, potato, crunchy raw carrots, and light curry and citrus … Continue reading

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Real Pickles: Why Our Food System Needs the Occupy Movement

Real Pickles sent us a link to their blog, it’s worth a read: A key challenge in trying to change the food system is that our political-economic system offers enormous advantages to the purveyors of industrial food.  The result is … Continue reading

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4th Street Food Co-op creates 2 beautiful millet dishes for OWS

Occupy Wall Street asked us last week to prepare two lunch meals to be served over the weekend for a conference with the Medical Working Group. There were 35 participants both Saturday and Sunday, so we made a variation on … Continue reading

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Pop-up kitchen delivers on bike to OWS at Zuccotti

Co-op members Lisa, Lauren, Rafael, and myself prepared another meal on Friday morning at St. Mark’s Church and delivered to those on the front lines of the protest movement. We prepared wheat berry salad again, this time with raw red … Continue reading

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