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Do a random act of kindness this memorial day .Hel...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Saturday May 29, 2010   -   By Tony

This memorial day let us be kind to the living as well.I am writing this article from the office next to a rammage sale of three community churchesthat have a Hunger project and another act of charity to feed the homeless through a food pantry that draws...

Organic Act and Cancer rate cover-up

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday May 27, 2010   -   By Mary

With the poor farming practices of many conventional farmers, soil nutrients are consumed by plants and deposited in edible portions, harvested and removed from the field.   Inadequate tillage and abundant chemicals prevent nutrients from being...

Small Growers Still need to Speak Out on S. 510

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Sunday December 13, 2009   -   By Samuel

S. 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009 could expand the FDA’s power to oversee agricultural production, a function historically done by the USDA. What this means to small producers, CSA’s and other market garden operations is unclear. In its current...

Myths/Facts H.R. 875 Food Safety Modernization Act

Blog: Longmont Farmers Market   -   Friday April 03, 2009   -   By Cindy

Websites, list-serves, and emails have been flooded with fear based proclamations on H.R. 875, The Food Safety and Modernization Act. I've received a couple emails that have shed light on the Congressional bill and have posted a those excerpts below. The...

HR 875 - The Death of Farmers Markets, CSAs and Lo...

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday March 23, 2009   -   By Shelley

From the Nourished Kitchen :   HR 875, also known as the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, was introduced by Rosa Delauro - a democratic party member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut - in February of 2009.  The...


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