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There are plenty of studies showing that raw milk is not only safe, but better for you than pasteurized milk. Still, Congress, under the influence of the dairy industry, is reluctant to legalize sales of raw milk. But that hasn't stopped states from trying and, in many cases, succeeding. Raw or pasteurized, there's one variety of milk you don't want. The kind that comes from factory…
Love your local farms, farmers markets and CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture)? They could be in trouble thanks to burdensome new rules proposed under the Food Safety & Modernization Act (FSMA). Unless the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) agrees to some key changes in the FSMA, the law will erect new barriers for small and mid-scale farmers and processors who have…
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public…Read More
Chemical residues destroy our waterways, our soil, our environment and the atmosphere.
Essentially, by continuing to use these toxic methods, we are destroying all life forms, including our own.
The only way in which to create wholsitic, sustainable farming practices is to keep all aspects of the…Read More
Small mixed farms with grazing livestock and rotated arable crops are the sustainable way for farming. Livestock manure the fields and correct crop rotation keeps pests at bay. Intensive farms, with their mono-crops, will eventually ruin the soil and the over application of pesticides and…Read More
The hall of the Southard Grange in Howell, NJ of which I am proud to be an officer, is one of the few left in New Jersey. With the…Read More
because i want my niece and young generations to see the age 20. its simple. Give Americans their jobs back. why is milking a cow illegal? why is hemp illegal? why are we hurting animals for variety... none of this needs to be! #passiton
We still get a large percentage of our food from the USA, and their idiocy when it comes to food production is making us all sick. I would go so far as to say that nothing of the processed food that we are urged to buy in the stores is grown, processed or packaged correctly, and the adverse health…Read More