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Label or Ban GMO’s?

by on March 7, 2014

Tweet Here are a few excerpt from this excellent article from Organic Consumer’s Association regarding genetically modified food. What do you think? By Ronnie Cummins Organic Consumers Association, March 6, 2014 Excerpt: Farmers Sound the Alarm about GMO Contamination Between 1994-2012, the number of acres in the U.S. planted in GMO crops has grown significantly. […]

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Tweet The concept of community gardening has been around for centuries, long before our society made them the cool thing to do. We know they afford individuals and families in urban areas the opportunity to grow their own food when it otherwise might not be possible due to the space restraints of city living, but […]

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Tweet Growing your own food is cool. Now that we’re condoning peer pressure or anything, but let’s face it, all the cool kids are growing their own food these days. You’ll feel more relaxed and zen-like, we promise. Growing your own food is safe. When was the last time you heard about a salmonella recall […]

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Tweet “We used to own our slaves. Now we just rent them.” The words of a farmer to famed journalist Edward R. Morrow in 1960 are a haunting reminder that we are not so far removed from our past as we might think. More than a thousand migrant farm workers in south Florida have been […]

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TweetBarry Estabrook  is a journalist who wrote an exposé for Gourmet magazine published in 2009 on the near slave-like conditions faced by farm workers in the tomato growing trade of Florida. Not satisfied with simply making the public aware of the extent of the problem, Estabrook went on to author the critically acclaimed book Tomatoland: […]

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