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USDA Looks to Approve First GE, Drought Tolerant Corn with no EIS

On May 11, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) released a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) on the first-ever genetically engineered (GE), drought tolerant corn, MON 87460.  APHIS is currently soliciting comments on this unprecedented GE crop, due August … Continue reading »

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Help Stop Mother of All Anti-Environmental Bills!

If you care about the water you drink, the air you breathe, and America’s natural heritage, we need you to stand with us right now against the mother of all anti-environmental bills. The U.S. House is poised to vote this … Continue reading »

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Stop the Planting of GMO Alfalfa & Sugar Beets

On January 17, internationally recognized plant pathologist Dr. Don Huber, wrote a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack warning of the discovery of a new pathogen and a possible link between Roundup Ready® (GMO) corn and soybeans and severe reproductive … Continue reading »

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It’s Time to Break Up Monsanto

For far too long Monsanto has been able to control important market access for family farmers. Today their power has grown too great, they own more than 90% of the GMO seed genetics in the world and this is having … Continue reading »

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Garden Tenders Basic Training Course

Are you interested in starting a garden in your neighborhood? Do you want to grow your own food? Beautify a vacant lot? Garden at your school?  If so, this Garden Tenders class is for you. This self-help course is designed … Continue reading »

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Save a Farmer Today

Please call the White House today and urge the Obama administration to stand up for family farmers to make sure they receive fair market contracts and no longer experience unfair price discrimination. Read more about this at fooddemocracynow.org.

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Stop the Planting of GE Alfalfa

In a precedent-setting final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the planting of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) acknowledges for the first time that GE contamination of organic and conventionally grown crops presents a huge … Continue reading »

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Save the Bees, Tell the EPA to ban Bayer’s toxic pesticide clothianidin

For the past several years scientists have been alarmed by the mysterious collapse of bee populations worldwide. Known as “Colony Collapse Disorder”, massive bee die-offs discovered by beekeepers has resulted in the loss of as much as 30% of the … Continue reading »

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Andrew Kimbrell, George Devault to speak on GMO’s at PASA conference

Many of you are familiar with the controversy about genetically modified foods. Knowing about “GMO’s” may be crucial to our health, but most people don’t know about this issue enough to know whether they should be concerned or not. At … Continue reading »

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Happy Holidays!

To All of our members and friends! We want to wish you and your family and friends a wonderfully slow holiday to enjoy.  May the New Year bring us together to break bread, drink wine & beer, and share moments … Continue reading »

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