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California fights FoodMaven approach to homemade food

In fight against food waste, FoodMaven could do more harm than good. California: Do Not Make an Uber Mistake with Homemade Food! We need you to write letters and make phone calls. East Bay friends click here for a special … Continue reading

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“There shall be a great corporation owning and controlling the foods of this country.”

Milo Reno, President of Iowa Farmers Union speaking to the annual convention of the Kansas Farmers Union Nov. 18, 1926 Milo Reno, President Iowa State Union – “I am aways fortunate. I was born under a lucky star. I always … Continue reading

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In fight against food waste, FoodMaven could do more harm than good

March 27, 2017 It’s early Friday morning on a summer day in the Arkansas Valley. The small farmer, already sweating and tired from picking, cleaning and boxing his produce, feeding the hogs and other animals, and changing the irrigation water, … Continue reading

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The history of agriculture the world over has been a tragedy.

The Kansas Union Farmer, 1923 Building the Farmers’ Union, The Farmer’s Job While the farmer has been paying dear for his information the fact is finally dawning upon him that his boasted individualism and self-reliance are suicidal and that he … Continue reading

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