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Prop. 37 on GMO-Labeling: The Referendum, The Propaganda, Its Backers & Their Lies

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or outside of the USA, you can’t ignore by now that the hottest campaign leading up to the November ballot is actually taking place in California. Yep, forget about the swing states. It’s … Continue reading

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Anti-Organics: The Propaganda Is On

You’ve all heard it by now: organic foods, including meat (read “antibiotic- and hormone-free”), offer no substantial health benefits over conventional foods. These dubious findings were served to us first by the New York Times, with the compliments of a research … Continue reading

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Organic Rap Fun

As he admits it himself, Stonyfield Farm’s CEO Gary Hirshberg is no rapper, yet I gladly give him five for his effort to reach out to the mainstream in a playful fashion. Continue reading

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In Search Of Good Food

Young San Francisco native and urban food activist Antonio Roman-Alcala’s documentary “In Search Of Good Food” is finally completed. In the interview below, he tells us about his first film project, his discoveries and his hopes for a future of fairer food. Continue reading

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Beware Of Farm Slavery

Time for us, consumers, to truly question what our dollars buy. Most of us have a huge blind spot regarding the origin of the food we eat: who plants, grows and harvests it? How much are they getting paid? What working conditions do they experience day in day out? The reality is as bleak in the 21st century as it’s been through U.S. history. And organic agriculture has yet to make a dent in it. Continue reading

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A Farm Vacation

I just came back from a trip to France with a wish: what if American farmers went into the tourism business? Imagine comfortable accommodations in quiet, picturesque country settings, where vacationers awaken to the stirring of farm animals, take their … Continue reading

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