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December 10: NOFA-NY’s Buy It Local Holiday Auction

“NOFA-NYs first annual holiday gift auction! Many wonderful, local, holiday gifts from businesses that support the organic movement in New York State are available for your gift giving needs this holiday season. Give the gift of local and help support … Read More

Oregon Congressman Fosters New Farm Bill; NAFTA Renegotiations Critical to Family Farmers and the Planet; Soil Matters More Than We Think; NOFA’s First Holiday Auction Online

A Radical Farm Bill is Born by Civil Eats “Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has worked for years to move the needle on food and farm policy. In June of this year, along with Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), he introduced legislation to … 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

November 12: 2nd Annual Hudson Valley Farmhouse Ale Competition

  Join Harper’s, Brew & Co. and District 96 Beer Factory for the 2nd Annual Hudson Valley Farmhouse Ale Competition. Celebrate autumn with a day of beer, delicious food, more beer, and live music. A portion of the ticket sales … Read More

Local FARMS Act Helps Kickstart Farm Bill 2018; NY Free Lunch Talk; The Big Bad Biotech Industry;

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Praises Bipartisan Effort Two weeks ago, a bipartisan bill was introduced “to catalyze the 2018 Farm Bill’s investment in programs and policies that spur economic development in rural and food producing communities nationwide.” The bill is called … 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

September 30: Intro to Aquaponics with OKO Farms

INTRO TO AQUAPONICS Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00am  1:00pm Moore St. Farm (map) Intro to Aquaponics Cost: $175.00 Have fun getting your hands dirty at NYC’s only outdoor aquaponics farm and education center located in Brooklyn, NY. Learn how to grow vegetables, and freshwater fish in … Read More

Know Your Food and Stomach; Brazil is Pepsico’s New Target; Women Like Men Who Eat Veggies; Good Labels Coming Soon, Says OCA; Junk Food Nation, Above and Below Sea Level

Know What’s Making You Sick to Your Stomach This quick read from the New York Times provides a byte of insight for what and why some people occasionally experience a so-called ‘stomach bug’ that portends either a quick trip to the bathroom or a glass full of … Read More

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