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Thanking Indigenous People for the Food We Eat

Offbeat  (tags: interesting, organic, humans, Indigenous Peoples, Food-Agriculture, herbs, biodiversty )

- 3487 days ago -
Today, November 26, the Organic Consumers Association gives special thanks to the indigenous farmers and wildcrafters of the Western Hemisphere for cultivating and preserving our food, fiber, medicinal herbs, and biodiversity for thousands of years. We a


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Sheryl G (359)
Friday November 27, 2009, 1:30 pm
I'm pleased that the Organic Consumers Association is doing this, the small farmer is the life blood of the world. We need more small farmers around the world and less corporate farms that rape the land, animals, and the people as well.

Fiona O (562)
Friday November 27, 2009, 1:55 pm
Let us not forget the importation of the European honey bee. If Europeans had not brought the honey bee with them with its superior pollination abilities to the Anerucas. There would be 2/3 less food produced in America.

Tierney G (381)
Friday November 27, 2009, 2:04 pm
I cannot currently send Dandelion and Bee hive lady stars because I have done so within the last week!

mary f (200)
Saturday November 28, 2009, 7:47 am
small farmers make the biggest contribution thanks tierney
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