The Food Service & Grocery Sector

Workers Organizations in the Food & Grocery Sector

Industrial Workers of the World

Essential Workers for a Democratic UFCW

Articles on Grocery Worker Organizing

Being the Union in a Rhode Island grocery store

Organizing in the Bad Old Days: the Harvest Collective Drive

Saskatoon Co-op Strike Ends with Two-Tier Contract

The IWW Campaign at Good Earth Food Co-op

The IWW Campaign at Whole Foods

Why do Grocery Co-ops Hate Unions?

Grocery Workers Win COVID-19 Hazard Pay

Stories and Lessons from Restaurant & Fast Food Worker Organizing

Deep Dish: Reflections on Pizza Hut Organizing in Florida

The Rise and Fall of the IWW Jimmy John’s Campaign in Baltimore

You Can’t Hide from Class Struggle: the campaign at Smiling Bear

A Restaurant Job Action that Changed Everything

Solidarity and Power in the Face of a Terrified Employer: the IWW campaign at Frite Alors

“I live for that shit”: A Worker Recalls Successful Direct Action in the Workplace

What Worked and what didn’t: A History of Organizing at Starbucks (part one)

What Worked and what didn’t: A History of Organizing at Starbucks (part two)

Bartenders Bring a Manipulative, Thieving Bully into Line

Remembering a Strike, and Seeing How We’ve Grown

Bakery Workers Fight Back Against Immigration Audit

A Restaurant Organizing Dilemma

Direct Action Keeps Us Safe

Books about Worker Organizing in Food Production & Service

Food Movements Unite!

The present corporate food regime dominating the planet’s food systems is environmentally destructive, financially volatile and socially unjust. Though the regime’s contributions to the planet’s four-fold food-fuel-finance and climate crises are well documented, the “solutions” advanced by our national and global institutions reinforce the same destructive technological path, the same global market fundamentalism, and the same unregulated consolidation of corporate power in the food system that brought us the crisis in the first place.