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Want Health Care Reform? Start with the Food System!

I’m growing weary of all the talk about health care reform. Much of what I hear is still centered around old ways of thinking about health – reactive medicine and doctoring. It’s becoming more and more evident that theĀ  two things which will bring about real change to our broken health care world are prevention […]

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Support the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund – And Buy A T-Shirt!

If you care about important issues such as addressing food safety and the right of consumers to purchase clean farm food, here’s something you can do to take action. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization comprised of farmers and consumers pooling their resources together to accomplish the following: protect the constitutional right […]

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Activism Real Food

Should Our Right To Purchase Real Food Be Taken Away?

The tension about our ability to be able to obtain real, untainted food is growing stronger every day. No doubt, all we need do is look in the news for a barrage of reports about the government attempting to put regulatory laws on the manufacturing, production, and sale of food. It’s certainly true that we’ve […]

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Activism Green Living Healthy Living Real Food

Being A Food Activist In A World Driven By Tradition, Control, And Profit

  Do you wonder about where your food comes from? Are you frustrated by the current system managing our food supply? Do you find that obtaining food from a reputable, healthy source seems difficult and you desire to make a change? Most importantly: Do you believe everyone has a right to safe food from clean […]

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Activism Healthy Living

Want More Strict Oversight of GM Crops? Let Your Voice Be Heard!

I received this e-mail in my box this week from the Center for Food Safety, and I wanted to pass this important information on to everyone about curtailing GMO crops. Please read and take action against this terrible activity which is polluting our food supply and harming our health. Thanks for your support toward a […]

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Big Corporations And Big Pharma – Dictating What's Acceptable To Eat

Has anyone noticed how the law is on the side of agribusiness, big pharma, and profit, but fails to protect the interests of small farmers/food producers, or whole foods? These corporations have spent billions of dollars making sure entities such as the Food Pyramid tell consumers to purchase and eat the most processed and chemically-filled […]

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Activism Real Food

National Animal Identification System – How It Will Affect Our Sustainability

Are you familiar with the NAIS (National Animal Identification System)? If you aren’t, you soon will be. If you currently own livestock, are planning to own livestock, or eat meat, dairy, or meat-by products, you will be affected by this measure. In the midst of supposed “pandemics” such as the Swine Flu, plans to make […]