Category Archives: General Advocacy

ROTTEN exposes a deeply corrupt and broken food system

Just finished the last episode of ROTTEN. This is the best documentary on food yet. ROTTEN exposes a deeply broken and corrupt food system serving only the powerful global food companies. Unlike most food documentaries, it brings out the dark … Continue reading

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The Price of Being a Radical, 1930

Courtesy of Tom Giessel From the January, 1930 edition of The Farmers Union Herald Often we hear expressions of fear concerning the work of someone whom the world deems a radical. Very little use to worry. The greater percent of … Continue reading

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119 years later, and still hasn’t happened

-courtesy of Tom Giessel Mr. Reed on Corporations. The Greenwood club met last night for the first time this season at the public library to listen to an address on “Corporations” by James A. Reed, public prosecutor. The attendance was … Continue reading

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Bait and Switch

From the Organization for Competitive Markets newsletter by Mike Callicrate | January 4, 2018 What can we as eaters do to encourage a better food system? In today’s broken corporate-controlled food system, more and more people want to know where … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s quilt, Grandfather’s ghost

Farm and Food File by Alan Guebert | Dec. 17, 2017 A slightly frayed, white and peach-trimmed quilt now lays unfolded on one of our spare beds. Twenty-nine of its 30 squares each feature the carefully stitched name of one … Continue reading

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