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Food Politics: Occupy Your Food Supply

February 28, 2012

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Food Politics » Occupy Your Food Supply “Never have so few corporations been responsible for more of our food chain. Of the 40,000 food items in a typical US grocery store, more than half are now brought to us by just 10 corporations. Today, three companies process more than 70 percent of all U.S. beef, […]

#f27: Occupy Our Food Supply

February 27, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply “While the food industry digs in to fight public health regulations, the food movement will continue to attract support from those willing to promote a healthier and more sustainable food system. Watch for more young people going into farming and more farmers’ markets, farm-to-school programs, school meal initiatives, and grassroots community […]

sara grows plants, take two.

February 26, 2012

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Last year I decided to begin learning how to grow my own food. I started 16 tomato plants, 6 zucchini plants, 4 sweet basil plants, and 12 cucumber plants from seeds, potted them up, hardened them off, and raised them to be beautiful budding adolescents until the ugly drought of northern Florida summer took their […]

Occupy Our Food Supply

February 25, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply “Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together the Occupy, sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental movements for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Inspired by the theme of CREATE/RESIST, thousands will come together to creatively confront corporate control of our food supply and take […]