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Monsanto-funded USFRA trolling food blogs (like this one). Again.

Look what just showed up in my inbox..

Texas Farm Bureau and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance is hosting the Food Dialogues: Austin Sept. 18. 305 more words


Chipotle Isn’t Any Fun To Write About…

Almost a month ago, a reader asked me to blog about Chipotle. While I have thought about what to write often during that time — the words have not easily transitioned onto paper. 497 more words


Right to farm – constitutional amendment

Right to farm Constitutional Amendment

On August 5, 2014 the voters of the State of Missouri will vote on whether or not to adopt a constitutional amendment to forever guarantee that farmers and ranchers have the right to engage in farming and ranching practices by adding section 35 through the Missouri Constitution (the “Amendment”), which reads as follows: 1,803 more words

Law And Policy

Oppose 2014 Missouri Amendment 1 (so-called Right to Farm)

The big winners with A1, besides Monsanto and CAFOS, will be the Bar Association. I dont’ see how it won’t pass, with its wording so blatantly in favor of its passage it is ridiculous, and in violation of MO Stat 116.155(2)) and Monsanto’s sales-pitch that this is in some way gonna help the independent farmer (that Monsanto wishes to gobble up), and if you oppose it you must a liberal vegetarian in alignment with PETA and HSUS (quite the effective pitch…..I’m amazed at how many conservative farmers have bought the lie, but they tend to be too busy tending their farms in mid summer to really research what this is about.) Gotta hand it to Monsanto for technique and mastering deception. 122 more words

Health and Nutrition: Quality not Color is What Matters

“For starters, you can’t just “cook out” the chemicals and carcinogens in conventional meat, so if the animal lived in a CAFO and received artificial hormone injections, antibiotics to stave off E. 534 more words


The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Meditative Odyssey

Looking for some thought-provoking summer reading? The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan is, hands down, one of the finest books I have ever read. It is thought-provoking, disturbing, beautiful, and truly revolutionary in its look at what we eat and where it came from. 361 more words


Independence Day, Part Two

He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?
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Creation Care