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Farmers March with Occupy Wall Street: Sowing the Seeds of Hope and Democracy

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on December 13, 2011 - 6:25am

For most Americans, the Occupy Wall Street movement has been largely an urban phenomenon, but last Sunday, December 4th, farmers and rural activists flocked to New York City to join the Occupy Wall Street Farmers’ March in a show of solidarity with their urban allies

Taxpayer Subsidies Prop Up Junk Food Industry with Billions

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on September 21, 2011 - 3:20pm

Des Moines, IA – Amid debates over wasteful agricultural subsidy handouts to the top 10% of wealthiest farmers, federal subsidies for commodity crops are also subsidizing junk food additives like high fructose corn syrup by the billions according to Apples to Twinkies, a new report by Iowa Public Interest Research Group (Iowa PIRG). Meanwhile, farmers growing fresh fruits and vegetables barely get a bite at the apple.

North Dakota - FB

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on August 9, 2011 - 4:41am

The following are the names of the qualified electors of the state of North Dakota who, at the sponsoring committee fro the petitioners, represent and act for the petitioners in accordance with law:

"More Details on the Strange Organism That Could Destroy Monsanto"

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on May 10, 2011 - 9:30am

Last week Food Democracy launched an exclusive 20 minute video interview with Dr. Don Huber about the problems that a team of scientists have recently discovered linking Monsanto's flagship products, Roundup Ready corn and soybeans and herbicide Roundup that these genetically modified (GMO) seeds are engineered to tolerate, with alarming rates of infertility and spontaneous abortions in animal livestock and a rise in crop diseases appearing in Midwestern fields.


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