Category Archives: General Advocacy

Let’s Say Goodbye to Smithfield and the Big Food Cartel

The true efficiency of the current industrialized food system … The news about the Vernon, California Smithfield pork plant closing should be met with celebration, not panic. The departure of the Chinese owned pork giant from the state, along with … Continue reading

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Salt, Water, and Soil – When it’s gone, they leave

A handful of powerful companies are getting rich mining the Earth’s precious resources at the expense of planet and people everywhere. Why are we allowing it? Recent news out of Louisiana announcing the closure of the Avery Island salt mine, … Continue reading

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ConAgra Sells Cattle to IBP

As we continue to discuss ways to restore competition, let us not forget who we are dealing with. ConAgra, an abusive multinational conglomerate, later sold to Brazilian owned criminal conglomerate, JBS.  IBP, the biggest beef packer in the world, sold … Continue reading

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‘Harvested cattle, slaughtered markets’

Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, May 15, 2022 Alan Guebert You don’t need to be a vegan to know that livestock and poultry aren’t “harvested,” the squeaky clean verb that’s become fashionable among farm and ranch … Continue reading

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What does a better food system look like?

Begin by getting out of the box … Once we become sustainable with a living income, then we can work towards regenerative practices and cool things like soil health.

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