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Society & Culture  (tags: workers, abuse, business, corporate, society, labor, ethics, farming, safety, sadness, rights, americans, law )

- 1264 days ago -
Mauricio stated that he worked for over 10 years as a milker and, "all those years that I worked as a milker they never gave me a rest break."
Competition for Best Land Access Projects
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, property rights, agriculture, farming, world, politics, society, humans, government, freedoms, news, culture )

- 2437 days ago -
Poor indigenous and peasant farmers who have developed initiatives to gain access to land have been invited to take part in a global competition that will award prizes for innovative, effective approaches to the struggle for property rights
Workers Made to Race in 100+ Degree Weather
Society & Culture  (tags: iumarra, grapes, workers rights, food, rights, business, corporate, farms, farming )

- 2846 days ago -
HELP THESE WORKERS ! .....Giumarra--the world's largest table grape company, who uses the Nature's Partner label is intimidating workers and forcing them to race against other workers in temperatures over 100 degrees to avoid being suspended.
NIMBY - But Then, Where?
Society & Culture  (tags: farming, preservation, conservation, land use, zoning )

- 3187 days ago -
Bobby Prigel's family has farmed their land for over a century. His dairy farm is the only certified organic dairy in Baltimore County, Maryland. Now he wants to produce & sell organic butter, yogurt, cheese & ice cream. Why are his neighbors crying foul?
Reclaiming the Diversity of Wheat Brings Flavor Back to Bread
Society & Culture  (tags: wheat, flour, farming, bread, local food )

- 3205 days ago -
Around the country, small farmers are resisting the mass-production taste and texture of most commercial flours by growing various varieties of wheat, then milling and selling their own. Great article full of interesting information.
Of Church and Steak: Farming for the Soul
Society & Culture  (tags: farming, environment, religion, faith, food, organic, dining, lifestlye )

- 3590 days ago -
NEAR a prairie dotted with cattle and green with soy beans, barley, corn and oats, two bearded Hasidic men dressed in black pray outside a slaughterhouse here that is managed by an evangelical Christian. Humane, sustainable practices are articles of faith

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