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Behind the Brands: Next Chapter

We won our first Behind the Brands Cycle for women cocoa farmers. Mars, Mondalez, and Nestle have all raised wages from $4 to $7. Chicago alone managed more than one third of the signature goal for General Mills campaign for transparency.

We are about to embark on the next chapter...


September Events in Full Swing

Welcome to Autumn. It is a great time to get involved and try the GROW method.
A list of fun events this September. 

Wednesday 18th- Friday 20th- Join Family Farmed at the first Wurst Festival. Daley Plaza 10 am - 8pm

Thursday 19th-Sunday 22nd- Eat it to Save it. Our Partners at the Scrumptious Pantry are hosting their annual Beaver Dam Pepper Celebration. Check out more information on their website.

Saturday 21st- Join our partners at Slow Food Chicago and Chicago Honey Co-Op for September preSERVE Garden Workday, 10 am- 12pm Sign up here.

Sunday 22nd- Our second showing at Pilsen Community Market. We will be tabling for Behind the Brands, to promote General Mills Transparency! Love Cheerios, Hate Secrecy. 9 am - 3pm. To volunteer, email us.

Monday 23rd- Music Artists Acrtic Monkeys are letting us table at their show in Riviera Theater! We will be tabling for signatures for Behind the Brands Campaign...Love Cheerios, Hate Secrecy +General Mills be more transparent. To volunteer, email us.

Wednesday 25th- Monthly Meeting, we will be having a picnic at Millenium Park in Pritzker Pavillion. Join us on the lawn to enjoy fresh air, food as we discuss World Food Day and October Events!

We are excited to have you involved this month. Email us, Tweet us @chiOXFAMaction or find us on Facebook!

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