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Urban Farm Advocate

Open dialog about the rules, laws, regulations, and judicial decisions impacting small farmers and local food producers. Promoting sustainable agriculture.

On Cultivating Democracy

The American People have spoken. Government, we HUMANS want agricultural producers and food companies to label food products grown from genetically modified …

Building Open Source Ecologies

Technology is a crazy thing. We are born into a world full of technologies. There’s no escaping it, technology is everywhere. The …

World’s 8 Most Inspiring Urban Farms

With all the media surrounding industrial agriculture and its corresponding technologies — GMO crops, toxic pesticides, deadly fertilizers — it might be …

Shaping Up the Food Industry

According to Oxfam International’s study — Behind the Brands — our global food supply is alarmingly untransparent. Oxfam said that while all 10 …

Small Farmer vs. Big Biotech

Listen to this NPR Morning Addition: (8:26 mins podcast) Farmer’s Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court. The U.S. High Court is expected …

US FDA Quietly Approves Frankenfish

Over the holidays, US FDA quietly approved “frankenfish” engineered by a biotech company called AquaBounty to contain genes from two species, causing …