Category: Food Freedom

Farmers’ Market Sues City over ‘Pave or Vacate’ Mandate

By Heather Callaghan A farmers’ market in Mount Jackson, Virginia is causing an uproar by saying, “Yes, we’re suing the town.” This little market bought an unoccupied former business building in Mount Jackson in an effort to improve the town and provide a fun place for all kinds of vendors. The market performs every year…

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Follow the Money: How Does That Apply to GMOs?

by Catherine J. Frompovich Dan Flynn, Editor-in-chief at Food Safety News, wrote something that resonated with me and which I could not help but comment about. In Flynn’s June 6, 2013 article “Oregon’s Isolated Plantings of GM Wheat Has Consequences” [1] the following remarks about how GMO crops negatively affect U.S. farm and agricultural exports…

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Hey Monsanto, Did You Hear That?

By Dylan Charles This past Saturday, May 25th, 2013, millions of people worldwide publicly protested against Monsanto, the corporation that has become the driving force and the figurehead behind the effort to monopolize control of food and to genetically modify staple crops to become dependent on toxic chemicals. This may have been the largest ever…

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Will You Be At The International March Against Monsanto?

By Heather Callaghan Nick Bernabe, Emilie Rensick, and Tami Monroe Canal’s organizational and social media directing gifts have been pivotal in garnering support for one of the largest worldwide peaceful protests to date. Initiative from hundreds of activist organizers online, activist media writers and tens of thousands are sharing the message. Any other divergent opinions are being…

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GMO Labeling Bill Introduced by Boxer, DeFazio – Right to Know Act

By Heather Callaghan Last week, Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, a bipartisan legislation that would require the FDA to clearly label all genetically engineered foods to better help consumers make informed decisions. This bill or act has around 30 co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle….

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