Fast for Fair Food

Monday, March 5 - Saturday, March 10

Publix Corporate Headquarters
3300 Publix Corporate Pkwy, Lakeland, FL (Airport Rd. entrance)
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Procession to Publix Headquarters & Culmination of Fast

Saturday, March 10

Gather at nearby Publix supermarket
3636 Harden Blvd., Lakeland, FL
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Join Florida allies in a solemn, 3-mile procession to the Publix headquarters, followed by a ceremony to end the fast. For more details, click here.

Over 50 farmworkers and their allies will begin a 6-day fast on Monday morning, March 5th. They will be stationed around the clock outside of the main entrance to the Publix headquarters at Airport Rd. and Publix Corporate Pkwy., Lakeland. Supporters are encouraged to join them on site throughout the week (see schedule below).

If you are unable to stop by or join the culminating events on Saturday, March 10, please consider sending messages of support to with “solidarity message” in the subject line. Each afternoon, statements of support will be read to the fasters. In addition, if you are interested in fasting in solidarity throughout the week of March 5-10, please let us know at

Daily Schedule

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Morning blessing and prayer at Publix corporate headquarters

Solemn public witness at Publix headquarters with fasters

Health checks for fasters on-site

Reflection and sharing with fasters and community


Noon - 1:30pm
Public witness at Publix headquarters and words of inspiration (check back soon for list of speakers)

Messages of solidarity from around the state and country

Live music

3:00 - 5:00pm
Community workshops at fast site

Monday, March 5 - Historical Context for Fasting
Tuesday, March 6 - Justice in Sacred Scriptures
Wednesday, March 7 - Food Justice
Thursday, March 8 - The Civil Rights Movement
Friday, March 9 - CIW Campaign for Fair Food

5:00 – 6:30p
Solemn public witness at Publix headquarters with fasters

Vigils at area Publix supermarkets

Monday, March 5 - Southgate Publix (2518 S. Florida Ave. - click here for map)
Tuesday, March 6 - Publix in the Highlands (2125 E. County Rd. 540A - click here for map)
Wednesday, March 7 - Grove Park Publix (1617 US Hwy 98 S. - click here for map)
Thursday, March 8 - Lake Miriam Publix (4730 S. Florida Ave. - click here for map)
Friday, March 9 - Publix Corporate Headquarters - click here for map)

Fasters back at Publix headquarters

For additional information or with any questions, contact