Food Is Good; Bombs Are Not

Just woke up? Good. Hungry? Great. Want to cook for Middletown? Snap; get a move on to Food Not Bombs on and around Main Street (though Joshua Krugman ’14 won’t be offended if you’re late):

Come cook with Middletown Food Not Bombs! Every Sunday (including this one!) at or after 11:00 a.m. First Church on Court St. (last block before Main St.)

Come eat with Middletown Food Not Bombs! in front of The Buttonwood Tree on Main St. at or after 12:45 p.m – bring instruments, songs!

Come clean up with Middletown Food Not Bombs! back at the church, 2:15 p.m.

When: Now through 2 something, every Sunday
Where: First Church (190 Court St.) -> The Buttonwood Tree (605 Main St.) -> First Church
Benefits to Society: Positive

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3 thoughts on “Food Is Good; Bombs Are Not

  1. meh

    Food Not Bombs is a really stupid name. Is there another group trying to bomb the hungry of Middletown? Does FNB disarm bombs on alternate Sundays?

    1. Ally Bernstein

      Food Not Bombs is an international movement. The idea behind the name is that the government puts an absurd amount of money into military spending while domestic hunger continues to be an enormous problem. FnB combats this by taking food which would have been wasted but is still completely edible and making it available (and delicious!). The action is straightforward, meaningful and representative of this very important idea that we need to take care of each other. The group has met resistance from the government time and time again – the Middletown chapter was actually successful in changing a Connecticut State law concerning the distribution of food. Read more about FnB at the website:

      Check out information about the Middletown FnB court case:

      Statement from FnB – “Despite our indirect role in its passage, our goal was never the
      statewide legislative reform which ultimately protected our activities
      and those of other grassroots anti-hunger activists from state
      intervention. Rather, our commitment has always been the to the elimination of
      structural inequality of which hunger is but a symptom, the abandonment
      of militarism and to the emergence of voluntary mutual aid as the
      essential characteristic of our social interactions.”

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