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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

Help Protect Food Safety; Limit Trump’s Power to Start Nuclear War; Organize a March Against Monsanto; Take Bee-killing Pesticides Off the Shelves

Stop Cutbacks to USDA and Help Protect Food Safety “President Trump’s most recent budget proposal contained significant cuts to the USDA budget – $4.7 billion. That’s a 21% cut to the agency already struggling to protect our food supply and … Read More

March on WA DC for Science; Tell USDA “NO” for Organic Checkoff; Indivisible Team Action Update; Ban Pesticides NOW

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March on Washington DC for Science on April 22nd The ‘March for Science’ will be held in Washington, D.C., and satellite marches will be held in other cities, much like the Women’s March the day after the inauguration. The march stands for science … Read More

Food Policy Keeps Up; Washington DC Food Tank Summit Inspires; NYC Bodegas Protest; EPA Reports Smudged; Biodiversity Improves Standards

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Civil Eats Describes Food Policy Today “With policy changes taking place at breakneck speed in Washington, there is no certainty with respect to laws that have made the U.S. food system safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The only certainty is that … Read More

In The News: Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill; Major Food Companies Paying Farmers to Go Organic; Thousands of Venezuelans Have to Cross Borders for Food

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Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill When Obama was campaigning for the presidency in 2007, he spoke a lot about GMOs and his stand on them. A direct quote from one of his speeches: “We’ll let folks know whether their … Read More

Take Action: Tell the EPA to Ban Nerve Damaging Pesticides; Make GMO Labeling the Law in NY; Forgive Young Farmer Student Loans

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Tell the EPA to Ban Nerve Damaging Pesticides The EPA is accepting comments on the dangerous pesticides chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion for the next few weeks. Industrial farms have been spraying these harmful pesticides on soy, strawberries, kale, wheat, and … Read More

iEat Green Brings Healthy Cooking Demo to Nassau Community College, Planting in Accordance to the Moon Cycles, and An Interview with Catherine Gill, Sr. VP of Root Capital

Hi Everyone, As Spring takes hold of the season, our calendar is quickly filling up! Last week, I did a presentation of “One Wok, Three Meals” for the students and faculty at NCC, to demonstrate the ease at which one … Read More


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