Seomra Spraoi

Dublin's Autonomous Social Centre

‘Food Fight’ Café with talk on local struggles and food sovereignty in latin America by Alberta Cariño Trujillo

Seomra Spraoi / Saturday 18th April / 7pm–10pm

Food served 7pm to 8pm, followed by talk at 8pm, with questions and answers and discussion afterwards.

Suggested donation for food €3, more or less as you can afford.

Alberta Cariño Trujillo is a Mixtec woman from Oaxaca who works in CACTUS (Centre of Community Support Working Together), a Mixtec peasant organisation which is part of MAIZ (Agrarian Zapatista Indigenous Movement) and of the broader coalition “No Maize, No Country”. This organisation has extensive work in the area of food sovereignty, promoting sowing for local consumption and local barter, community water management, soil conservation, women’s productive collectives, etc. They run an Agrarian School, Ricardo Flores Magón, which has as its mission to recover traditional and autonomous alimentary systems. CACTUS also advocates gender equality issues.