From February 15 through March 15, 2010, the Blog For Food Campaign, a coordinated effort of participating Oregon bloggers, seeks to help Oregon Food Bank (OFB) raise funds to address the rising (and alarming) levels of hunger and food insecurity in the state. Sadly, Oregon has joined the ranks of four other states (Mississippi, Maine, […]
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.
Dr. Grandin talks about her approach to helping livestock handling facilities become more effective and humane.
January 31, 2010 Good news for the Wallace Center in Little Rock, AR. They have been awarded a $900,000 grant by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to help run the Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center (HUFED). “The purpose of the HUFED Center grant program is to establish and support a Healthy […]
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Round Up Ready Alfalfa case has drawn a mixture of reactions from the mainstream media, and from the Blogosphere.