Organic farmer and Non-GMO advocate Bob Burns of Aiki Farms in Ledyard, CT thinks it’s high time our state’s farmers are given a fair priced, sustainable alternative to GM feed, and he’s doing something about it. He’s organized a Farmer, Mill and Consumer Alliance event where a panel of experts will discuss reconnecting farmers with their customers – that’s us – who want Non-GMO local product and examine ways to take back control of the feed supply.
Visit Comstock, Ferre & Co., on June 3 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m for a free “Heirloom Festival!” Guests can visit the historic Seed Museum, browse the collection of hundreds of heirloom seed varieties, and meet vendors from near and far showcasing their natural products, special food items, and much more. There will be hundreds of heirloom plants for sale, and food will be served all day.
1:00 GMO panel discussion with Analiese Paik, other advocates and legislators.
By Analiese Paik Visit any grocery store and you’ll find the meat case packed with cuts from our nation’s four biggest beef producers: Cargill Beef, JBS SA (US subsidiary owns Swift and Smithfield Beef), National Beef Packing, and Tyson. Read … Read more
Tweet Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as part of the Living on the Earth: Eclectic Essays for a Sustainable and Joyful Future series on July 25, 1997, but the story is timeless. It will certainly inspire some of … Read more
WLA – Sneak Peek Screening of Documentary “Food Fight”, with Discussion and Tasting Thursday November 5, 2009 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Brubeck Room Join the Wilton Library for a special screening of “Food Fight” with special guest, Director Christopher … Read more