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David Gumpert
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Food rights and the business of your health.
Food rights and the business of your health.

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Excellent article and website. I suspect most of us in the farm food freedom movement are in touch with our food and where it comes from. (Like we know eggs don't grow in cartons... right? :) ) But what about your neighbors and friends? The more we educate those closest to us, the more they will appreciate what is happening around us today and how to reverse that trend.

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Is this our idea of helping 3rd world countries? Who benefits?

"The latest salvo in the battle over Africa's seed systems has been fired with the Gates Foundation and USAID playing puppet-masters to Africa's governments - now meeting in Addis Ababa - as they drive forward corporation-friendly seed regulations that exclude and marginalize the small farmers whose seeds and labour feed the continent."

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A small boycott, powerful results. Where do you buy your seeds?

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The implications of this case are huge! The writer does a great job covering it and exploring the details. (h/t Liz Reitzig​)

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So many lessons here, truly sustainable practices, brava, Finca Quijote!

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Take a big, deep breath of antibiotic resistant bacteria laden fresh air?

Researchers gathered airborne particulate matter from around 10 commercial cattle yards within a 200 mile radius of Lubbock, Texas over a period of six-months. They found the air downwind of the yards contained antibiotics, bacteria and a “significantly greater” number of microbial communities containing antibiotic-resistant genes.

#FarmtoConsumer

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Now THIS is a milk truck! #rawmilk (h/t Heather)

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Correction to an oft-repeated myth about raw milk:
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