Category: Food Freedom

Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges

By Alex Pietrowski Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food. Monsanto, Syngenta and other majors in agribusiness…

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World Famous Urban Food Street Just Got Mowed Down by City Enforcers

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Urban Food Street (UBS) is a hugely popular precinct in Buderim, on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. This precinct spanned 11 streets and over the past 7 years neighbors grow food on the verges, free to the community. They grew enough food for 200 people and neighbors who didn’t have food-bearing trees or…

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If You Already Switched to Organic Food, We Have Good News for You

By Carey Wedler According to a recent review of existing scientific data, foods with high levels of pesticides may compromise brain health and lower IQs. The report, commissioned by the E.U. parliament to determine the safety of pesticides in food and the potential of organic alternatives, does not appear to be publicly available but has…

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PERMACULTURE: The New Ecologically-sound System For Growing Food Anywhere

By Catherine J. Frompovich Recently, I had the enormous good fortune to enjoy the screening in my local arts movie theater of a most exciting, beautifully photographed and produced, full-length motion picture titled “Inhabit.” I sat there in awe of the beauty of Nature, plus how humans are learning, and implementing, how to interact more…

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Grocery Store Rescues Food and Will Give It Away to Those Who Need It

By Anna Hunt Why should we be excited about a new grocery store? Because this new store is giving away rescued food, in addition to offering it up for sale. OzHarvest, a new marketplace in Kensington, Australia, tackles both problems: food waste and food insecurity. “Every time we save good food, we help the planet. Every…

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Milk Wars Battle On: Farmer’s Raw Milk Versus Big Dairy’s Pasteurized

By Paul A. Philips As more and more people wake up to health there is an increasing demand for raw milk in recognition of its nutritional benefit. It is nutritionally superior to pasteurized milk. However, our freedom to choose raw milk is seriously under threat. The CDC and the FDA are imposing their oppressive views….

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We’re All Tenant Farmers: Oregon Plans to Douse Azure Standard Organic Farm in Pesticide

By Daisy Luther If you buy organic products, chances are you have heard of Azure Standard, which is sort of like a mobile co-op that delivers well-priced organic food and products in bulk to drop-off points around the country. Now that idyllic 2000-acre organic farm, which has produced reasonably priced organic wheat, field peas, barley,…

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