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Fight for Farm Bill not over

Support family farmers and veteran farmers, NOT large conglomerates. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: Last week, we got one of the best anniversary gifts we could ask for – family farmers and grassroots advocates heard our call to action and defeated the…

 

Monsanto Papers and trial mid June

The Monsanto Papers The first trial in the Roundup litigation is set for June 18, 2018 in the Superior Court for the County of San Francisco. …first plaintiff is from Benicia California. With preregistration you can hear the trial, see below….

 

What’s on my food?

Here is a handy guide sponsored by Pesticide to help you decide what is your healthiest option. What’s on my food? Pesticides :: A Public Problem Whats On My Food? 2.5 Whats On My Food? now tracks bee-toxic pesticide residues…

 

PD letter to the editor: Pesticide Risks

Pesticide risks EDITOR: Thanks for your coverage of groundwater in Sonoma County and providing a general description of groundwater quantity, including areas of depletion because of excessive pumping by vineyards and other uses. Another important water-quality topic is pesticide occurrence…

 

Pebble Mine, it’s back……

When Lisa Murkowski, R, Alaska refused to vote for the repeal of Obamacare, Secretary of the Interior Zinke did tell her there would be consequences. Now the Secretary is pushing to open Bristol Bay to the world’s top polluters threatening the…

 

House Farm Bill Defeated

Thanks to everyone for taking action to stop this egregious bill. It takes a village! “As it stood, H.R. 2 would have gone down in history as the most anti-family farm and anti-environment farm bill of all time. The bill sought…

 

Sierra Club: Stop Clearcutting California

A Great Day In Sacramento April 12! By Penny Sarvis “I was inspired by the experience of meeting our representatives and elated with having been a part of such a knowledgeable and passionate group of activists.” On Thursday, April 12,…

 

Napa’s Measure C

Driving to Napa last weekend, we noticed all the No on C signs were on vineyards. Having big money to propagandize this well written measure by means of out right false narratives, despite the court ruling, is a sign that facts…