Browsing the "Family Farms" Tag

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Organic Farmers Appeal in Case Against Monsanto

Family farmers have filed a Notice of Appeal challenging Judge Naomi Buchwald’s February 24th ruling dismissing Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association et al v. Monsanto. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Manhattan will hear the farmers’ appeal, seeking to reinstate the case, which has received worldwide attention.

April 2nd

URGENT: Tell Your Senators You Support Family Farms

As many of you mentioned in the comments when we asked for your thoughts about the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Tester-Hagan Amendment is critical to protect family farmers in this broadly-worded bill.

The final vote on this bill is expected to happen this week, so it’s urgent that we act now to support family farms!

November 18th

“You Talk About ‘Industrial Farming’ Like It’s A Bad Thing!”

[social_buttons] The phrase,”industrial farming” is something I see on lots of web posts and comment strings.  I’m guessing that this intentionally derisive terminology conjures up some pretty negative imagery for most people not directly involved with farming.  The use of this emotive term raises two questions for me: Is modern, “industrial” farming actually what people imagine it to […]

February 4th