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Stand Up for Science; Support Long Island Greenmarket; Ban Toxic Chemicals from Your Home; Resist BigAg From Taking Control of Our Food

Stand Up for Science: Demand an Investigation into Pruitt’s Decision to Remove Scientists from EPA Advisory Board “As the head of Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt is shameless in his quest to get rid of environmental protections. In … Read More

Francis Thicke’s Bids Farewell the NOSB; Dicamba Rampage Continues; GMO Arctic Apple Hits the Midwest; Artist and Seed Saver Inspires Many; Humans ARE the Cause for Climate Change

  Francis Thicke’s Farewell Address to the NOSB After Hydroponics is Passed for Organic Certification Last week it was a solemn defeat for many farmers, as hydroponics was welcomed into organic certification. It was decided during the Jacksonville National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) … Read More

Voice Your Concern About Tax Plan NOW; Fight Youth Targeted Junk Food Advertising; Find the GMO Apple, A Scavenger Hunt

Republican Tax Plan Jeopardizes the Environmental Protection Agency “House Republicans released their plan to give a tax handout to the richest 1% and giant corporations — from Big Oil to Monsanto. This plan would lead to a massive increase in … 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

EPA Documents Reveal Truth About Plans for Pesticides; Powerful Victory for Waterkeeper Alliance; The EPA and GMOs Still Need Our Attention; Trump’s Renegotiations of NAFTA; Juniper Ash Provides More Calcium than Milk

EPA Documents Reveal Appointees Plans to Reject Ban of Chlorpyrifos “Chlorpyrifos is still widely used in agriculture — on apples, oranges, strawberries, almonds and many other fruits — though it was barred from residential use in 2000. The E.P.A.’s scientists have recommended it … Read More

Impossible Meat with Possible Consequences; Summer Greenmarkets Can Help Boost Economy; Scientists Fear Trump’s Dismissal of Climate Report;

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Impossible Meat with Possible Consequences: Challenges of Food Tech It’s been no secret that for decades Genetically-modified food has been a favorite for those working and profiting in Big Ag yet the possible ill-effects of these GMO foods on our health and the environment have … Read More

Keep the Soil, Not the Grass; Artists’ Share More Than Fruit; Healthy School Food is Here to Stay; NY Fast-Food Workers Make Political Gains; Nestle Comments to Protect Food Safety

U.S. Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It’s Blowing Away – NPR, the Salt In recent years, dust storms have returned, driven mainly by drought. But, according to rural residents and others, farmers are “making the problem worse by … Read More

Reducing Food Waste Continues; Organic Foods You Can Easily Grow; Beacon of Light for Those in Agriculture; Scientists Examine What Went Wrong With Our Tomatoes; Raw Veggies Could Have You Tingling

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Packaging Food With Food Helps to Reduce Waste “A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods like mushrooms, kelp, milk and tomato peels into edible — if not always palatable — replacements for plastics, coatings and … Read More


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