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You say you want a revolution? From East to West GMO times are a changin…..

There are signs that the rights of consumers to know what is in their food may be coming to a revolutionary climax. With Vermont ushering in the first unencumbered GMO state labeling law, the skirmish has broadened its fronts from the halls of Washington DC to the fields of Iowa and homes in Oregon.


A Story for the Grandkids

Two and a half weeks ago, I had a unique opportunity to sit in front of a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives to share a bit of my farm story. 914 more words


stong feelings in iowa on both sides of the gmo labeling debate

The debate really hasn’t occurred in Iowa in a prominent way, in part because of the prevalence of GMOs in Iowa agriculture and because of the clout that such agribusinesses as DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto wield in this state. 34 more words

Food Justice

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) Have NOT Been Proven Safe

By Carole Bartolotto, MA, RD

The resounding claim of GMO proponents is that GMOs have been proven safe. Some scientists are quite emphatic about this, such as… 597 more words

Genetically Modified Foods

GMO Labeling Initiative Qualifies For Ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It’s official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November. 160 more words


Agitating Against Agribusiness

There was music; there was food; there were people dressed like bees. Approximately 150 people attended the March Against Monsanto event at the Capitol last Saturday. 950 more words


The whole GMO thing

Our old growth, organic, Non GMO Black Caps, just before harvesting today.

I listened with rapt attention this morning to about half of the Tom Ashbrook show (On Point) on NPR. 532 more words

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