Menu labeling may be coming soon, but unfortunately GMO labeling in Oregon isn’t happening right now thanks to big money from big food. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont and other big food corporations spent $20 million to defeat Measure 92, Oregon’s GMO labeling intiative, and it looks like their misinformation campaigns were effective.
Browsing the "oregon" Tag
- Cooking Tips + Kitchen Tips
- Eat Drink Better
- Eat Local
- Eating for Health
- Food Industry
- Sustainable Food Jobs
- The Green Divas Podcast
- Vegan Recipes
- Vegetarian + Vegan Issues
Final election results are still coming in, but as of right now, it doesn’t look like GMO labeling is going to pass in Oregon or in Colorado.
Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the proposed ban.
A 2010 study from researchers at the Southern Oregon University and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife showed definitively that the climate in wine grape growing regions of the Western United States has been getting warmer.
Prasad — a delicious organic and raw food restaurant in Portland… and my visit there.
One Oregon county has banned the purchase of bottled water using county funds. Multnomah County, which includes Portland, passed the ban after a unanimous vote. So, why ban the bottle?
Portland, Oregon is a beautiful city, known for its roses, organic food, environmentally conscious citizens, and its beer. It has truly become a destination for Oregonians and travelers alike searching for locally made micro brews and craft beers. It’s hard to walk two blocks in Portland without encountering a brew pub, ale house, or beer […]
With the ever increasing number of craft brews hitting shelves in recent years, choosing an ale can be a difficult decision. Each crafty label seems coded somehow to project the underlying character traits of the person indulging. Unibroue, for swarthy Francophiles. Brooklyn, for the hip crowd harkening their home borrough. New Belgium for outdoorsy sorts […]
The Portland Tribune reports that the city of Portland, Oregon plans to declare an “official city doughnut” this week. Mayor Tom Potter will introduce his official doughnut resolution, declaring Voodoo Doughnuts’ Portland Creme, a raised doughnut filled with cream and covered in chocolate with “two eyes”, during the City Council’s Christmas Eve day meeting. Potter’s […]
All Champagne is sparkling wine made through the “Methode Champenoise.” But not all sparkling wine is Champagne. Wine writer Alan Richman in the December 2005 issue of Bon Appetit magazine bombastically wrote: Say what you will about California Sparklers – which are to French Champagne what paddlefish eggs are to beluga caviar – they will […]
I am a commissioner on the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, an industry-funded agency and part of the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Commission Program. Among our other responsibilities to the fishing fleet, we have been charged with the enhancement of the image of the Dungeness crab industry, and to increase opportunities for profitability through promotion, […]
And you think you’re busy? Zoë Bradbury has three thousand strawberry transplants to plant, two acres of row crops to sow including a diversified mix of everything from carrots to beets to lettuce, thirteen and a half tons of lime to work into the soil for organic fertilizer and a team of draft horses galloping […]