Tag Archives: food system

Seeding Justice, Cultivating Democracy

Source: Ground Truth Last week, hundreds of people poured into the Women’s Building here in San Francisco to take part in the Justice Begins with Seeds conference, organized by the California Biosafety Alliance and co-sponsored by PANNA and several other … Continue reading

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Seeds of Freedom

Jess Phillimore The ABN and The Gaia Foundation A landmark film narrated by Jeremy Irons. Find out more at seedsoffreedom.info. The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt. It’s been written by those who want … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineers Produce Damning Report Exposing Genetically Modified Foods

Prevent Disease A damning new evidence-based report about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has just been published — and it reveals that most of the claims made by the pro-GM camp are nothing more than hot air. This comprehensive and fascinating … Continue reading

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Fresh – Official Trailer

NewVideoDigital The underground documentary that became a massive grassroots success, FRESH is the embodiment of the good food movement. FRESH outlines the vicious cycle of our current food production methods, while also celebrating the farmers, thinkers and business people across … Continue reading

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The Silent Time Bomb on Your Plate – When Will Your Moment of Truth Arrive?

Dr. Mercola Mercola The “faster, bigger, cheaper” approach to food is slowly draining dry our planet’s resources and compromising your health. The Earth’s soil is depleting at more than 13 percent the rate it can be replaced. The documentary “FRESH” … Continue reading

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300,000 Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto in Federal Court: Decision on March 31st to go to trial

Jane Ayers Nation of Change Little did Willie Nelson know when he recorded “Crazy” years ago just how crazy it would become for our cherished family farmers in America.   Nelson, President of Farm Aid, has recently called for the national … Continue reading

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TEDxManhattan – Mitchell Davis – Tasting Our Way to a Better Food System

Mitchell Davis TED Mitchell Davis is the executive vice president of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Ph.D. in Food Studies from NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. … Continue reading

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Consumer-Backed Effort to Label Genetically Engineered Food Releases Video by Food, Inc. Filmmaker Robert Kenner

Source: PR Newswire BOSTON, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — With more than a half-million consumers already on board, a campaign petitioning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to label genetically engineered (GE) food today launched  the video “Labels Matter” … Continue reading

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The GE Emperor Has No Clothes!

Source: Ground Truth On October 13, I joined fellow food democracy activists from around California at a press conference on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. We were there to welcome the release of a new Global Citizens’ Report … Continue reading

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TEDxNextGenerationAsheville – Birke Baehr – “What’s Wrong With Our Food System”

Source: Youtube/Ted Birke Baehr -“what’s Wrong With Our Food System? And How Can We Make A Difference?”

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