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Climate March Info; Ban Fracking; Protect the EPA; Test Our Food For Chemicals; Fight Famine

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Find Your Post-March-for-Science Action Tasks Here Share your stories and photos in the comments below! I hope you all got out there and connected with others. We have entered into a dark time and it is of utmost importance to strengthen our community 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

March 25: Workshop for Vets to Grow Vegetables

Calling at Veterans located in the Southern Tier: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of growing vegetables using high tunnels. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given by … Read More

February 28: Food Almanac 2017—is Food Trumped?

The Food Almanac 2017: Are Good, Clean, and Fair Food and Farming Trumped? February 28 6:30 pm Brooklyn Winery 213 North 8th Street, New York, NY Food and farming might seem like afterthoughts in the Trump administration but this week’s … 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

Animal Welfare Awareness Spreads; Food Rescue Success Stories

Advocates Push to Extend Animal Welfare Act of 1966 in Federal Agencies Right now, an important battle is taking place for basic animal welfare protections in federal agencies. That is, we need to ask for more transparency to ensure sufficient steps … Read More

Protect Tierra Madre & Tropical Palms; Improve Organic Standards; Boycott Orville’s Popcorn; Ban Glyphosate; Halloween Candy Tricks Without Treats

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Help Protect Mother Earth and Tropical Palm Forests Palm Oil consumption has always been popular for its higher yield of crops and when some people declared Palm Oil ‘healthier’ than other vegetable oils, the demand went even higher. Regardless that there has … Read More

Remove Carageenan From Organics; Give Kids Responsibly Raised Chicken; Help Protect Hudson River Sturgeon; Stop Modern Day Native American Land Grab

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Remove Carcinogenic Carrageenan From Organics To all my vegan friends who are not drinking dairy, yet resort to other types of milk, I encourage you to read closely the list of ingredients in those boxed alternatives. Among them is (sometimes) carrageenan, a common food-additive that is harvested from specific … Read More


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