FNB News & Events

Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

May 12, 2014
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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

The Pilsen neighborhood has been forced to live with an abandoned and decaying police precinct at the corner of 23 rd and Damen for 8 years. The building, which is still owned by the Chicago Police Department, is covered in debris and features steel plates over every door and window-a security feature reminiscent of...

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San Francisco Food Not Bombs Assaulted & Arrested on May Day

May 2, 2014
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San Francisco Food Not Bombs Assaulted & Arrested on May Day

May Day in San Francisco saw several hundred protesters marching through the Mission district for various causes, including against targeted evictions, and for Alejandro Nieto, who was killed last month in the city by a police officer. Here’s a couple of accounts on the situation: From San Francisco Food Not Bombs: Because today’s Mission...

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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

February 10, 2014
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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

The repressions against Food Not Bombs have started again in Belarus. The first distribution of food took place in 2005. Today there are 3 points of Food Not Bombs in Minsk, we give out about 100 portions of food every week. We were pursued by police many times. In 2011 the special police troops came...

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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

October 27, 2013
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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

Fort Lauderdale Food Not Bombs is inviting people hungry for justice and delicious vegetarian food to come out to Government Center in downtown Miami Friday, November 15th, at 7 pm. Food Not Bombs is a global movement for the end of institutionalized poverty and hunger; something the free trade agenda plays an increasingly large...

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Free Skool 1 Month Recap

June 2, 2013
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Free Skool 1 Month Recap

June means that the Food Not Bombs Free Skool has been in operation one whole month. By my count, about 14 people have come as students, farmers, and activists to learn here in May, not including the permanent Free Skoolers. So far, people have come as far as Florida, Texas, California, etc., as well...

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1st Week of FNB Free Skool’s 2013 Summer Session

May 7, 2013
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1st Week of FNB Free Skool’s 2013 Summer Session

Around a dozen people have been camping in tents, busses, and vehicles at the Food Not Bombs Free Skool in Taos, New Mexico this week. So far activists have done workshops on non-violent direct action, puppetry, screenprinting, and more. We’ve also provided free food at our weekly Taos FNB sharing spot as well as...

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FTAA+10 – South Florida Food Not Bombs Calls For A Weekend of Justice in Miami

March 30, 2013
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Ten years ago the world saw the free trade agenda laid bare on the streets of Miami during the FTAA protests – an agenda of exploitation and disaster capitalism enforced by police brutality and corporate-state monopoly. Several disastrous occupations and financial crises later the situation has hardly improved, and more neo-liberal structural adjustments are...

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More News from the Hunger Frontlines

March 11, 2013
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Recently we posted about a struggle brewing between Chicago Food Not Bombs as well as other community activists and tone-deaf, anti-homeless city administrators in Illinois. Today we’re featuring two more articles about poverty and food scarcity from the viewpoint of Food Not Bombs! Vice.com Reports On Recycled Food Markets According to Jarrod Shanahan, a...

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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

March 7, 2013
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Fighting Pro-Hunger Policies In Chicago

Hundreds of people gathered outside the office of Alderman James Cappleman, a representative for the 46th ward of Chicago, on March 6th. Cappleman has become infamous in Chicago for banning a Salvation Army food truck from his ward, making it illegal to be in bus shelters if you are not waiting for a bus,...

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Get the New Zine: Food Not Bombs Around the World: 2010-2013

March 4, 2013
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Get the New Zine: Food Not Bombs Around the World: 2010-2013

Food Not Bombs Around the World is a new zine created to demonstrate the diversity and strength of the idea and the movement known as Food Not Bombs in the 2010′s. Download it here to add to your literature table or for whatever else you feel like! Also e-mail us at swampzine at gmail...

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