Category Archives: Food Politics / GMOs

Whole Foods Greenwashing: Hidden Camera GMO Sting

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Hungry For Change – An Inspiring Documentary

I’ve been meaning to post this for the last few days. A former colleague of mine, who now works at Gaiam, posted the link to Facebook this early last week. This is a fantastic new documentary and I think the title says it all: “Hungry for Change – Your Health is in Your Hands.” The film features world-renowned […]

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What is the 2012 Farm Bill and Why Should You Care?

Why Should You Care About the 2012 Farm Bill? The 2012 Farm Bill. Maybe you’ve heard of it. Maybe you haven’t. There has been quite a bit of buzz surrounding the 2012 Farm Bill, and for good reason. This specific piece of legislation is reviewed and renewed every five years and it plays a vital […]

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Say Goodbye to Grade B Maple Syrup

Image Courtesy of sxc.hu and Asolario I had not heard about this and was shocked with I read Sarah’s recent post on The Healthy Home Economist. Looks like Grade B maple syrup will be no more after new rules go into effect in 2013. This really bugs me. It’s just another way that the government is allowing […]

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Jeffrey Smith: Finding Non-GMO Products

I just happened to stumble across this video, presented by Colorado Public Television. I saw Jeffery Smith speak about a year ago and he is a fantastic speaker. Very motivating and he makes you want to go out and help bring about change. This quick video gives you and overview on the dangers of GMO’s […]

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Michael Pollan on The Farm Bill – We Need to Vote

Great video from Michael Pollan on the importance of voting with our forks AND voting with our votes. America’s food system is completely tied up in Washington, due to commodities legislation and policy choices by our elected leaders. The commodity crops are the “building blocks of fast food”. Like Pollan says, we need to shift the focus […]

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