Category Archives: American Politics & Food

Some thoughts from an organic farmer on the US farm bill

Thierry Vrain is an organic farmer in Comox, BC. Here are his thoughts on the US farm bill Continue reading

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American Medical Association calls for testing of GMOs

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/food/stew/chi-gmos-should-be-safety-tested-before-they-hit-the-market-says-ama-20120619,0,4405082.story

young farmers: part 2

A couple of days back we had a post on young folk getting into farming in BC. Lo and behold, the NY Times has an article about this phenomenon in the U.S. today. So, it must be true (unless of course you agree with Noam Chomsky that the NY Times is just another mouthpiece of the U.S. administration).

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/03/garden/sheep-lawn-mowers-and-other-go-getters.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1&hp

US Dept of Agriculture provides .5million$ for GE fish

USDA provides half a million $ to support genetically modified fish

http://www.grist.org/food/2011-09-29-feds-help-gmo-salmon-swim-upstream

Rally For The Right To Know

April: This post contains links, posters, brochures and all the media you may need for organizing your US rally! I will continue to add to this over the week. If you think something is missing, please add it into the comments section! Thanks everyone!

Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s Statement for the Rallies – please print and read out to the crowds on Saturday: Statement of Congressman Kucinich to Millions Against Monsanto Right to Know Rally 03-26-2011

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“Rally For The Right To Know”: Protest marches across the US

April: If any of you can get out to any of the rally marches across the US please do! These are sanctioned by the Organic Consumer’s Association, and started by 2 facebook friends: I pitched in with media help and it has spun into a huge movement!

The main rally is at the White House on March 26 starting at 11am. The facebook link to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/rallyfortherighttoknow2011?ref=ts

Jeffrey Smith will be speaking at another Oregon rally on April 16th on the Capital Steps in Denver! That rally has thousands attending so far, so get out there and have your say! Spread this link everywhere!


Join the White House Rally!