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Care About Your Food? Then Care About Your Farmworkers Too!
Business  (tags: mericans, business, consumers, dishonesty, environment, farms, Farm Workers, food, government, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 623 days ago - truth-out.org
But who, exactly, is a farmer? Is it the person who owns a farm? The person who sells food at a farmers' market? Or could a farmer be the immigrant who follows the work from place to place and picks the fruit of the season?
48 Hours to Say NO to Harmful Regulations - Animal Identification - for Family Farms!
Business  (tags: animals, farms, agribusiness, politics )

Nancy
- 1047 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Like last time, during the original fight over the NAIS, the group ID is still being proposed for factory farms, which saves agribusiness giants lots of money, while family farmers and those who raise a few animals, like backyard chickens, will face...
Take Action To End Corporate Control of Our Food Supply
Business  (tags: Food, Food Industry, Food supply, Farms )

Bonnie
- 1413 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
The aisles of most American grocery stores give an overwhelming illusion of choice. A closer look, however, quickly reveals that most of the meat, grain, milk -- and even the grocery stores themselves -- are all controlled by just a few corporations.
One Moos and One Hums, But They Could Help Power Google
Business  (tags: farms, cows, manure, google, microsoft, renewable, energy )

Dave
- 1615 days ago - nytimes.com
America's dairy farmers could soon find themselves in the computer business, with the manure from their cows possibly powering the vast data centers of companies like Google and Microsoft. While not immediately intuitive, the idea plays on two trends...
Spring Revival Blend Coffee: A Story of Rwandan Survival and Revival
Business  (tags: Rwanda, coffee, fair trade, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, farms, GoodNews, humans, investments, investing, investors, money, news, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Brian
- 1672 days ago - greenmountaincafe.com
Today, Rwanda is one of the hottest origins in specialty coffee, with a well-deserved reputation for high-quality beans. Fair Trade prices, and the training offered by industry experts like Lindsey, are allowing farmers to make a living off their land.
Eat Down the Street - Join the Movement!
Business  (tags: local food, local, food, americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, farming, farms, humans, investing, investments, money, news, society )

Brian
- 1683 days ago - buckscountytaste.com
Join us in supporting the cafes, coffee shops, bistros, diners, pizza joints, pasta shops, and white table cloth haunts that make our neighborhoods fun and fabulous.
Could Your Town Be a Fair Trade Town?
Business  (tags: fair trade, fair trade towns, business, consumers, corporate, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, farms, GoodNews, humans, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Brian
- 1685 days ago - greenmountaincafe.com
Why Fair Trade Towns? More and more of us care about where our food comes from and how it is grown and processed. We feel a responsibility to better understand the impact that our consumption has on the communities that produce the goods we purchase.
AGRO-COLONIALISM? Billionaires and Mega-Corporations Behind Immense Land Grab in Africa
Business  (tags: Africa, corporate, business, farms, farming, politics, society, news, economy, ethics, government, investments, money, abuse, world, environment )

Cal
- 1686 days ago - alternet.org
20+ African countries are selling or leasing land for intensive agriculture on a shocking scale in what may be the greatest change of ownership since the colonial era.
Joe Bageant: Americans Are "Hope Fiends"
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, economy, environment, farms, finance, investments, investors, labor, lies, news, politics, society )

Kit
- 1694 days ago - alternet.org
Thanks to the autonomous commodities economy, Mexico literally cannot keep itself in tortillas. No longer food self-sufficient, Mexico, where corn was first bred and developed into a staple, buys corn on the world market. The price of tortillas in the-->
Grain Companies Exploit GM Flax Contamination to Stop Seed Saving
Business  (tags: agriculture, farming, farmers, seeds, GMOs, genetically midified, ethics, corruption, government, humans, lies, money, dishonesty, farms )

Elena
- 1733 days ago - nfu.ca
SASKATOON, SK--Grain company Viterra wants to force all farmers wishing to grow flax in 2010 to purchase certified seed. AViterra spokesman delivered that message in a presentation on January 11 at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon.
Rural Tourism as a Job in Future
Business  (tags: farms, environment, vilages, nature, travel )

Draganesc
- 1769 days ago - timeidol.com
Villages are long time ago abandoned people , but life on village has many advantages in relation to life in city, and beauty of the village could never disappear
Tell the Obama Administration You Want Competition in Agriculture!-Please Take Action!!!
Business  (tags: farming, farms, money, marketing, corporate, business, consumers, americans )

Tierney
- 1770 days ago - action.foodandwaterwatch.org
Right now just a handful of companies control most the food we eat. Decades of bad farm policy and unchecked corporate mergers have left massive agribusiness giants with too much power over the food system. This is bad news for both farmers and consumer
Monsanto Draws Anti-Trust Inquiry
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Monstanto, Anti-trust, farming, farms, ethics, technology, corruption, corporate )

Roseann
- 1778 days ago - blogs.healthfreedomalliance.org
For plants designed in a lab a little more than a decade ago, they've come a long way: Today, the vast majority of the nation's two primary crops grow from seeds genetically altered according to Monsanto company patents.
France Finds Monsanto Guilty of Lying! Viva Le France!
Business  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, business, consumers, corruption, corporate, France, technology, farming, farms, ethics, SustainableDevelopment )

Roseann
- 1795 days ago - articles.mercola.com
The court confirmed an earlier judgment that Monsanto had falsely advertised its herbicide as "biodegradable" and claimed it "left the soil clean."
 

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