Author Archives: Lorraine

I’m a Farm Wife… and I hate GMOs.

Originally posted on modern homesteading, one step at a time.:
I’m a Farm Wife. And I Hate GMOs. I’m a farm wife – of a grain farmer. A GMO grain farmer. There’s been a lot of heated debates about GMOs…

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Wanted: Young people with novel ideas for food research. Offering: big-money prize

Originally posted on Grist:
Earlier this year, a report was circulating from desk to desk in the White House. This document [PDF], from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, suggested that the United States was not prepared…

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Portland’s First Non-Profit Grocery Store

Originally posted on Give Our Time:
“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” – Henry David Thoreau Doing good means breaking new ground. Ed. Co-founder, community-minded, and passionate Village Market is breaking new ground in the New Columbia neighborhood of…

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Bees + Seeds Festival

This Saturday, October 12th, come help celebrate World Food Day and Non-GMO month at the Bees + Seeds Festival  in Holladay Park, Portland Oregon.   Learn about the importance of seed diversity, pollinators, and our local food system through classes, … Continue reading

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Awareness Raising

Originally posted on Portland Farmers Market Blog:
From Deborah Pleva at Weinstein PR Thanks to a $68,650 grant from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and other sponsors, Portland Farmers Market is spearheading the launch of an $110,000 advertising campaign to increase…

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peeking into molly’s organic farm by carol l. malnor and trina l. hunner

Originally posted on Jama's Alphabet Soup:
Miao! Who’s that peeking through the cauliflower leaves? Meet Molly, a homeless orange tabby who wanders into a small community farm one Spring day and instantly captures everyone’s hearts. Based on a true…

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After the march–now what?

It was a fabulous march here in Portland, Oregon, well attended by about 6,ooo people.  Millions more marched all over the country and world raising awareness of the greed and destruction that Monsanto is forcing upon the world.  It was … Continue reading

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