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The Food Babe Way Spurs Consumer Awareness at Grocery Store

*May contain affiliate links for books where you can read more for yourself. Question everything at the grocery store and restaurant.  Become a food detective for the sake of your own health and well-being. That’s the premise behind author Vani Hari’s new book The Food Babe Way, that’s destined to become a best-seller!  I can […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2015 in agriculture, conscious consumerism, families, food, GMO, shopping

Oregon Residents Still Have Chance at Right to Know about Genetically Engineered Food

Oregon residents still stand a chance at getting a historic food labeling policy that will no longer keep them in the dark like most of the population.  The Oregon Secretary of State’s office has told Flour Sack Mama that a recount is the likely scenario for State Ballot Measure 92, which would require labeling of […]

Continue Reading By on November 21, 2014 in agriculture, food, food labeling, non-GMO

Vandana Shiva Talks Food, Inspires Slow Money Crowd

Should shoppers be able to make informed decisions at the grocery store?  Should farmers be able to save seeds for next year’s planting?  Should we all have more local agricultural choices?  The globe’s widely traveled environmental spokeswoman, Vandana Shiva, who calls India home, says we should. Shiva spoke to Slow Money members at their annual […]

Continue Reading By on November 19, 2014 in agriculture, food, non-GMO, women

Pollan Family Table Joining #CleanCouponing Holiday Food Twitter Party!

Do you ever get excited about seeing a special aunt or creative friend for a get-together because you know she always brings the most delectable food dish? Maybe you’ll be gathering together with her next week for Thanksgiving.  That’s the way we feel about members of the Pollan family pulling up to the virtual table […]

Continue Reading By on November 17, 2014 in agriculture, family, food, food labeling, non-GMO, organic

Show of Support for Farmers Gathering in Washington, DC

Maine farmer and OSGATA President Jim Gerritsen Photo courtesy:  OSGATA People from around the country are gathering in a show of support for small farmers and seed growers who want to preserve American agriculture. They’re planning a peaceful citizens’ assembly in Washington, DC on Thursday, January 10. Iowa-based, family farm inspired group Food Democracy Now […]

Continue Reading By on January 7, 2013 in agriculture, farming, food, sustainable

Prop 37 Voters Narrow Gap in Final California Vote Totals

California’s Secretary of State has reported its certified vote totals for Proposition 37, the measure to require labeling of genetically engineered foods.  The state’s final report shows the measure lost by less than 3%…narrowed from the apparent 6% gap reported on election night.  The certified vote shows 6,088,714 votes yes to 6,442,371 votes no. Some […]

Continue Reading By on December 18, 2012 in agriculture, food labeling, GMO

GMO Free USA Empowers Consumers

Who decides what you feed your family?  What choices do you have?  Do you have the right to know what’s in the food you buy?  A growing movement is empowering consumers just like you to not only choose what you eat, but to boycott brands that don’t seem to have your best interest at heart. […]

Continue Reading By on December 12, 2012 in agriculture, food, GMO

Food Movement Still Simmering after California Prop 37 Vote

Should a label tell you which grocery store items are made from genetically modified foods with laboratory-altered genes? 4.2 million California voters think so.  But another 4.8 million voted against the labeling requirement described in Proposition 37.  Right-to-Know advocates say this referendum defeat won’t stop their popular and ever-growing movement.  Campaign co-chair Dave Murphy of Food […]

Continue Reading By on November 8, 2012 in agriculture, non-GMO