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Economists Join Public Opinion That Arctic Drilling is a Bad Idea; Soybean Yields More Harm than Good; Web Portal Crowdsourcing Food Poison Reports; Reject the Anti-Farm and Food Tax Bill;

Economists Join the Fight Against Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge “Big Oil always talks about ANWR being the “holy grail” of Arctic drilling that will bring untold riches, but the reality is likely to be very different. In October, … Read More

Nov 26: Post-Thanksgiving Community Potluck

Learn more about one of Long Island’s newest farmers on the North Fork, Peter Treiber, Jr., Farm Manager of Treiber Farms, Southold. Treiber Farms is family owned and began its first full year of growing in 2016. Peter’s father purchased the property, … Read More

Contact Your Senator; Protect Consumer Rights to Solar Credit; Rally to Resist #TaxScam; Tell Whole Foods NO to Diestel Turkey; Demand Real Organic Food from Real Organic Farmers

Donald Trump’s Nominee for Office of Chemical Safety is Linked to Monsanto  Michael Dourson has spent his career trying to make it easier for pesticide companies like Monsanto and Dow to douse our food in their toxic products. Thankfully, momentum … Read More

October 29: ELIJA Farm Fall Festival

  Farmer’s Market featuring ELIJA Farm Produce – Hayrides to Pumpkin Patch – Live Music & Storytelling – Children’s Arts & Crafts – 10:00am-2:00pm  Homemade Apple Pies, Hot Apple Cider Hot Chocolate & more! Rain Date: October 29 Cost $15 – *If … Read More

October 22: Seed Sovereignty Field Day

Attend this day of learning and discussion about how and why we need to reclaim our seed systems. Speakers will discuss the political, historical, social and practical aspects of seed saving and participatory plant breeding. Farmers and gardeners can learn … Read More

Dicamba Affects All; Wasted Release; Pruitt Repeals the Clean Power Plan; SNAP’s 40th Anniversary

DuPont’s Weedkiller Divides Farmers  Dicamba is one of DuPont’s top-selling products; an herbicide used alongside the Monsanto company’s GMO-seeds, which are genetically altered and designed to resist the aforementioned, toxic weed-killing chemical. Yet, rifts between farmers, namely between those who use the herbicide and those who refuse to, peaked … Read More

Poison Papers Found in Old Oregon Barn; Wheat Gluten of Heirloom Varieties is Clean; NAFTA Renegotiation To Be Fixed?

‘Poison Papers’ Transcripts How the EPA Colluded With Chemical Industry The Poison Papers are a 20,000 document trove of industry and regulatory papers collected primarily by Carol Van Strum and other environmental activists, obtained through legal discovery in lawsuits against … Read More

iEat Green Heads Off to Denver for Slow Food Nations, Josh Morgenthau from Fishkill Farms Joins Bhavani on PRN

Hi Everybody, I can’t believe Slow Food Nations is this week! I’ve been planning to go to this national Slow Food event for months, along with four other members of our Slow Food chapter, but somehow it snuck up on … Read More

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