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MONSANTO'S DESTRUCTION OF SEED CLEANERS AND THE IMMENSE THREAT TO HUMAN ACCESS TO SEEDS I have been reporting on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's raids on Mennonite dairy farmers, on ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 824 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2008 at 08:18 PM PST with 799 Recommends
So who would be about the worst person the Obama administration could be talking to about heading the U.S. Department of Agriculture? Besides the CEO of Monsanto? How about PA Secretary of ...
by shirah
Comment Count 403 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 07:17 AM PST with 505 Recommends
My friend and ...
by citisven
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 11:22 AM PDT with 314 Recommends
On December 4th there was a food policy protest in Manhattan. The farmers joining Occupy Wall Street was a co-production of Occupy Wall Street's food justice committee ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 06:20 PM PST with 283 Recommends
Dan Shea’s Aunt Kay was 83, vibrant and healthy in 2011, when she suffered terrible injuries in a head-on accident. Kay spent five months in the hospital rehabilitating and being repaired with so ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST with 228 Recommends
My family has been farming the same land since 1848, when the potato famine drove them out of Ireland. Over the past 160 years there have been good times and bad, times of prosperity and wars that ...
by jgoodman
Comment Count 127 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 07:11 PM PST with 199 Recommends
"Agriculture is not just about putting things in the ground and then harvesting them...it is increasingly about the social and environmental variables that will in large part determine ...
by Larry Kissell
Comment Count 128 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2008 at 07:10 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
crossposted from unbossed When Wal-Mart decided to go rBST-free last week , Monsanto ...
by shirah
Comment Count 153 comments on Tue Mar 25, 2008 at 04:06 AM PDT with 151 Recommends
They're saying the apple harvest this year is going to be monstrous. "Monstrous" In fact, I'm going down to the farmer's market this very morning to see this apple cornucopia for myself. I expect ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 202 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 07:44 AM PDT with 142 Recommends
In 1948 George Kennan, who at the time was a senior US State Department planning official, wrote: We have about 50% of the world's wealth but only 6.3% of its population. This disparity ...
by truong son traveler
Comment Count 140 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2008 at 05:00 AM PDT with 138 Recommends
Barack Obama has an alternative to attacking Hillary Clinton, and one that would have meaning to urban voters in Pennsylvania as well as to its rural people. Let me explain. But, as I do so, please,
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2008 at 10:28 PM PST with 108 Recommends
And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God made a farmer. God said, "I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, work all day in ...
by aimlessmind
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 07:05 PM PST with 107 Recommends
Quite surprised to find myself back in Iowa so soon. Where the tall corn grows. Where you'll find Sioux City Sue with her hair of gold and eyes of blue... And a woman with absolutely no business ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 04:32 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Every time I'm about to finish my story on drought resistant wheat, I come across more horror stories, some of which you may have already heard. In any case this is worth repeating a thousand times: ...
by Asinus Asinum Fricat
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2008 at 07:41 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
Americans, Europeans and pretty much the rest of the world who dug deeper into their pockets for groceries last year will face sticker shock again this year when shopping for food. "...
by Asinus Asinum Fricat
Comment Count 217 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2008 at 03:51 PM PST with 73 Recommends
The Irony of Valentine's Day is that so much of what we give as gifts are awash in pain and suffering. It does not have to be that way. THE TOPICS: In this diary I'll talk ...
by CSI Bentonville
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2008 at 04:32 AM PST with 70 Recommends
School children from both Colombia and neighboring Ecuador actually drew these pictures ...
by redstatehatemonitor
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 03:38 AM PST with 63 Recommends
I was very lucky and got invited to a special dinner in Rockefeller Center. Well not so much luck as the fact that I've been writing about the host of this New York City dinner where all the food ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 03:44 PM PST with 60 Recommends
Meredith Davis and Theopolis Waters of the Chicago Tribune report that a Killer virus spreads unchecked through U.S. ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 05:30 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
crossposted from unbossed Suddenly, it's all over the place - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio - at almost the same time and using similar ...
by shirah
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2008 at 08:09 AM PST with 53 Recommends