Monthly Archives: January 2017

Community Alliance with Family Farmers and the Farmer’s Guild Join Forces

Evan Wiig delivered some very exciting news last week, announcing that two exceptional family farm and sustainable agriculture advocacy organizations – the Farmer’s Guild and the Community Alliance with Family Farms – will be joining forces. Read on for Wiig’s announcement. – RR Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) and Farmers Guild Merge to Create United…

Dissent Is Patriotic. It’s Also a Powerful Antidote to Propaganda

“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?” -Ernest Besig, “Operation Correction,” 1961 By Bethany Woolman, ACLU…

Napa Wine Industry Worth Billions Steals Non-Profit’s Pizza Money, Compels Forge Restaurant to Cancel Dine n Donate Fundraiser

Bowing to wine industry pressure, Forge Pizza in Napa recently cancelled a Dine n Donate fundraiser for the non profit coalition, Napa Vision 2050, that had been scheduled for January 22. Napa Vision 2050 is a coalition created “to confront the challenges of inappropriate development in the Agricultural Preserve, in Agricultural Watershed and in the…