Posts By Fred Gerendasy

There’s Corn In Them There Hills

There’s Corn In Them There Hills

Channeling America’s largest growing commodity crop—corn—40% of it to be exact—toward ethanol production for fuel, may be less than a stellar idea.

Alleged Bribery, Fraudulent Record keeping—Tyson Top Executives Escape U.S. Prosecution

Alleged Bribery, Fraudulent Record keeping—Tyson Top Executives Escape U.S. Prosecution

Tyson executives avoid criminal conspiracy charges…

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer Stands Up for the 90% of Local Farmers

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer Stands Up for the 90% of Local Farmers

Earl Blumenauer feels that the 2012 Farm Bill should benefit the majority of hard working farmers— not a small minority as currently exists.

A Bake Sale for Japan (video)

A Bake Sale for Japan (video)

June 14, 2011 In North Vancouver, Canada, recently 9 year old Emily held a bake sale to raise funds to help those hit hard by the March 11th earthquake in Japan. She and her younger brother distributed 2-3 dozen homemade flyers in the hopes to entice neighbors to stop by for some home-baked goodies. With […]

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

June 03, 2011 Dava Parr, owner of Fresh & Wyld Farmhouse Inn, a small local business in Paonia, Colorado, was facing a balloon payment she could not make and recently reached out to the community for support, and found it. One such person who stepped forward to help out was High Country News managing editor, […]