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Want to Understand Trump’s Rise? Head to the Farm – Civil Eats

A must-read for those still looking for answers for Donald’s move to the White House. We look forward to reading Ms. Chrisman’s forthcoming work on the 1980s farm crisis – RR. For many angry rural voters, Donald Trump is fueling a fire that started with the farm crisis of the 1980s. October 27, 2016 by…

When Insurers Find GMOs an Extreme Risk & USDA Can’t Determine Contamination Methods, it’s Time for Sonoma County to Take Precautions

Sonoma County – Food & Ag Mecca Organic and conventional farmers in Sonoma County alike have been expressing increasing concern about how best to protect their farms and livelihoods from genetic contamination for many years. Along with allied environmentalists and a broad group of advocates and consumers, conventional farmers opposed to genetically-modified technology and their…

California’s Grand Plan to Fight Climate Change on the Farm – Ariana Reguzzoni at Civil Eats

RR is thrilled to find longtime friend of Petaluma Bounty, local sustainable ag systems advocate, and co-owner of Chica Bloom flower farm, Ariana Reguzzoni, writing the pages of the Press Democrat, the Argus-Courier and elsewhere of late. In this Civil Eats piece she touches upon the ways California is seeking to both secure a sustainable…

Three Twins Ice Cream, Hundreds of Other Groups Call on Congress to Reject DARK Act

Nearly 300 environmental groups, food companies, farming and fishing groups have sent an open letter to the House and Senate leadership, calling on them to reject provisions in the upcoming omnibus appropriations bill that would preempt state GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling efforts. The letter was signed by Petaluma’s Three Twins Ice Cream, the Center…

A Sustainable Food System Needs Quality Journalism – Support Civil Eats

Please support the best food journalism site there is – Civil Eats – winner of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Award for Publication of the Year. Here’s an appeal from Mark Bittman:   Dear Civil Eats Supporter, This is an exciting time for the food movement and, if you’re like me, Civil Eats is an…