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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

I will just grow my own food

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 …

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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 …

Who said GMO Salmon is OK to Consume?

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 …