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PUBLICATION RELEASE – Harris Poll 21 – Earth Day_4.15.13.pdf

Majority of Americans See Organic Label as an Excuse to Charge More Concern for the Environment on the Rise; Willingness to Pay More is Stagnant Confusion Still Exists on Organic NEW YORK, N.Y. – April 15 , 2013 – Does an uptick in the economy give people more reason to care about Mother Earth? That […]

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Scientists call on French researchers to release GMO test data | Management content from Western Farm Press

More than 700 scientists and academicians have signed petitions calling on French researcher Gilles-Eric Seralini to release research data behind his recently publicized health claims associated with biotech crops. The signers include senior scientists, prize winning researchers and respected academics from a wide range of highly regarded research institutions, international organizations and universities from around […]

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Improve School Meals | USDA Newsroom

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Improve School Meals | USDA Newsroom

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today discussed USDA efforts to improve school meals and outlined the need for a renewed commitment to improve childhood nutrition, which will lead to a healthier generation of Americans. In remarks at Henry A. Wolcott Elementary School, Vilsack noted that America’s students now have healthier and more nutritious school meals due […]

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Bringing Ideas to Market | Small Farms Programs

“Oregon consumers now have greater access to outstanding food,” states OSU economist Larry Lev. “You can see that from the growth of farmers markets and restaurants that are sourcing locally, plus the growth of retailers and institutions also buying locally.” When OSU anthropologist, Garry Stephenson, first sat down with growers in 1996, he learned that […]

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Monsanto Protecion Act signed by president

The following is from Global Research news   The Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefiting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essentially gives companies that deal with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) […]

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Josephine County Fairgrounds Farmers Market to open April 25

  Josephine County Fairgrounds Farmers & Crafters Market Grand Opening will be Thursday April 25th from 3:30 PM until 7: PM   This is a New Inside and Outside Market at the Josephine County Fairgrounds open every Thursday beginning April 25th from 3:30 PM to 7 PM giving local farmers and crafters another opportunity to […]

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Food prices expected to rise more than normal in 2013

food prices to rise in 2013  

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Know your Farmer know your food

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First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients | Care2 Healthy Living

First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients   In a technological leap forward, medical company Protein Sciences has produced and gotten approval by the FDA for a flu vaccine made of genetically engineered proteins gathered from caterpillars. Adults aged 18 – 49 years are cleared to receive the shot, with doses available in limited […]

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FrankenM&Ms! Forget Chocolate, I Want A Whole GMO Valentine’s Day Meal

“GMO Inside” is demanding that America’s largest candy sellers, Hershey’s and Mars, put GMO warning labels on their Valentine’s Day candy or remove these ‘risky’ ingredients completely. Wait, they make GMO chocolate now? No, of course not, though there is nothing natural about chocolate anyway. A lot of corn and soy is genetically modified and […]

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