The Monterey Bay Aquarium Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute annual conference, a two day event for the media to promote learning and discussion around the many issues that impact food and sustainability issues. This year’s talks and panel discussions brought together an eclectic mix of scientific experts, environmental journalists, top sustainability chefs, science authors, […]
March 16, 2010. Despite the successful outcome in September 2009 of a Federal lawsuit brought by The Center For Food Safety, Earth Justice, and other environmental groups against the USDA to require an environmental statement before allowing GM sugar beets to be grown, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled yesterday to allow the 2009 […]
For almost all of agriculture existence, farmers were largely the stewards of the land and the crops that they grew.
Frank Morton, a Willamette Valley organic seed breeder shares his expert knowledge of how plant breeding techniques.
Part 6: The USDA rolled out its first proposal for national organic standards in late 1997 and within weeks the verdict was decisive: universal repudiation, to put it mildly.