Changes to how our food system must begin at the grassroots level. Support our local economy and our local farmers by spending your money on goods that are made locally. We must also show our support through demonstrations that can alert our political officials to how we believe the food system should change. The Rally for Food & Farm Freedom is just such a demonstration and it is going on in Washington DC this weekend. If you are in the area, please check it out.
Conversation with Deepak Chopra, Andrew Kimbrell and Debbie Barker from the Center for Food Safety and Gary Hirshberg, Founder and CEO Stonyfield Farm.
The USDA recently permitted genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa to be planted, most of which will be fed to dairy cattle. The government has not adequately tested the impact of GE crops on the environment, and human and animal health, and products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will not be labeled: