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the roving house Food Not Bombs - Wiki Food Not Bombs is a loose-knit group of independent collectives, serving free vegan and vegetarian food to others. Food Not Bombs' ideology is that myriad corporate and government priorities are skewed to allow hunger to persist in the midst of abundance. To demonstrate this (and to reduce costs), a large amount of the food served by the group is surplus food from grocery stores, bakeries and markets that would otherwise go to waste. This group exhibits a form of franchise activism. Principles[edit] The group serves free meals. Food Not Bombs is an all-volunteer global movement that shares free vegan meals as a protest to war and poverty. Always vegan or vegetarian and free to everyone.Each chapter is independent and autonomous and makes decisions using the consensus process.Food Not Bombs is dedicated to nonviolence. Food Not Bombs works to call attention to poverty and homelessness in society by sharing food in public places and facilitating community gatherings of hungry people. Orlando Food Not Bombs activists ARRESTED for feeding the homeless in city parks By Brian Clark Howard Updated: 22:43 GMT, 6 June 2011 Seven activists arrested in Orlando for feeding homeless in Lake Eola ParkCharged with misdemeanors, they could get 60 days in jail and a $500 fineFood Not Bombs activists lost a federal appeal to overturn controversial lawCity says they should use designated feeding area Booked: Ben Markeson was arrested June 1 during a feeding of the homeless at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando They just wanted to feed the hungry. But now seven activists face charges of violating an Orlando, Florida city ordinance that could net them 60 days in jail, a $500 fine or both. On June 6, four people were arrested in Orlando's Lake Eola Park for passing out vegan food to the homeless for breakfast. They are Steve Willis, Dylan Howeller, Noelle Bivens, and Brock Monroe. Last week, Jonathan 'Keith' McHenry, 54, Ben Markeson, 49, and Jessica Cross, 24, were released from the Orange County Jail on $250 bail each, according to the Orlando Sentinel. A U.S.

MassCann: The Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition: The Massachusetts chapter of NORML Food Not Bombs Menu Food Not Bombs is one of the fastest growing revolutionary movements active in North America today and is gaining momentum all over the world. There are over 175 autonomous chapters sharing vegetarian food with hungry people and protesting war and poverty throughout the Americas, Europe and Australia. The first group was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1980 by anti-nuclear activists. Food Not Bombs is an all volunteer organization dedicated to nonviolence. Food Not Bombs has no formal leaders and strives to include everyone in its decision making process. Each group recovers food that would otherwise be thrown out and makes fresh hot vegetarian meals that are served in city parks to anyone without restriction. Food Not Bombs works in coalition with groups like Earth First! A FOOD NOT BOMBS MENUPO Box 744, Tucson, AZ 85702-0744 - U$A 1-800-884-1136 Start a Food Not Bombs group in you community today! E-mail Keith McHenry

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