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Iowa CCI’s Master Matrix Toolkit

Posted October 29, 2020

At Iowa CCI, we are organizing for a better food & farm system — one that works for family farmers, workers, eaters and the environment. The factory farm industry exploits communities, pollutes our natural resources, and negatively impacts our heal …

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Taking our fight for clean water to the courts

Posted October 2, 2020

It was just a year ago that we had our first day in court for our Clean Water Lawsuit.  We sued the State of Iowa for failing to uphold their duty to protect our right to clean water. Iowa’s increasing water pollution, and the state’s inaction on …

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Farm & Environment Resources

Posted September 30, 2020

While not all-encompassing, this blog and webinar series serves as a starting point and provides some clarity regarding how our call for a better food & farm system is deeply intertwined with ongoing calls for racial justice. As a majority white-le …

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Clean Water & Factory Farms

Posted September 30, 2020

If you’ve driven around Iowa, you may have noticed row after row of long metal buildings. These are factory farms run by giant corporations like Cargill, Smithfield, and Tyson Foods. A land that was once populated by thousands of independent family far …

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Climate Justice

Posted September 30, 2020

The deadly consequences of climate change are all around us and happening faster than predicted.  Luckily, we already have everything we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and sequester enough carbon from the atmosphere to reverse global- …

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