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Communities threatened by sugarcane in Brazil are still waiting for support

After visiting communities in the Mato Grosso do Sul state of Brazil, Ethical Sugar has written to sugarcane milling companies to ask that they do more to protect and support people affected by the expansion of cane production. 255 more words

Yesterday I Thought I Had Blown It

I ate all day yesterday. It was all low fat & no fat,but I was certain I had blown it. I haven’t eaten like that since I started dieting over 2 months ago.  107 more words


Agribusiness Giant Bunge Adopts ¨Zero Deforestation¨ Policy

Another clear, significant sign of a ¨sea change¨ taking place regarding the strategies, business models, practices and values that underlie, inform and guide the running of the world’s largest, leading multinational business organizations, … 1,046 more words

Sustainable Agriculture

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The Financialization of Our Food

If I can think of one clear difference between my adult self and my younger self of, lets say, ten years ago, it is that, now, I am much more acutely aware of what I do not know and what power I do not hold. 1,295 more words


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Quick question: Where does our food go once it has been been harvested? In my previous blog post I introduced the significance that corn and soybean crops have on the Ontario agricultural economy. 1,232 more words


Family Identifies Victim In Fatal Grain Elevator Fall

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Family members have identified the woman who fell to her death at an abandoned Minneapolis grain elevator over the weekend.

The victim was 20-year-old Emily Roland, of Cottage Grove. 438 more words


Woman Dies After Fall From Abandoned Grain Elevator In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A young woman is dead after falling several floors inside an abandoned grain elevator.

Minneapolis fire officials say the woman and two of her friends were climbing inside the elevator, just before 10 p.m. 502 more words