Sally Miller

Sally Miller has worked for almost twenty years in the alternative food, agriculture and co-op sectors, as a manager, consultant, organizer an researcher. She has degrees in anthropology and environmental studies. She has taught anthropology, writing and environmental sociology, and designed and implemented curriculum, workshops and materials for non-profits and co-ops in the U.S. and in Canada. She recently helped to found the Fourth Pig Worker Co-op, a co-op dedicated to natural and sustainable building and energy use.

  • Belongings

    The Fight for Land and Food

    By Sally Miller     September 2016

    In Belongings, Sally Miller illustrates how food and farm crises result from adherence to the rules of private property.

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  • Edible Action

    Food Activism and Alternative Economics

    By Sally Miller     September 2008

    Hunger is up, obesity is up, food-borne illness is up, farms are lost to debt and despair; the food system fails growing numbers of people across the world every day. Yet if we adjust our lens, we see ubiquitous commitments to change: food movements and enterprises dedicated to making the world a better place to eat and to live. Food initiatives–from farmers’ markets to fair trade coffee–offer a pattern of powerful alternatives to conventional food economics, which benefit only a handful of people and corporations. Edible Action argues that food is peculiarly situated to address the ills of an unjust economic system and to mobilize people against it.

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