Archive for October, 2011

The 2012 Farm Bill Gets a Boost

October 28th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 2 Comments »

Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Representative Chellie Pingree of Maine announced that next week they will introduce the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act.

Did You Know…

October 21st, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Did You Know…

Some information about organic food, the environment, and our agricultural system in a one line – “Did You Know” format.

Wearing Cigarettes… and Looking Good!

October 14th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Wearing Cigarettes… and Looking Good!

Chilean designer Alexandra Guerrero has been experimenting with what may be the last thing anyone would think of as clothing material: cigarette butts.

10 Reasons to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods

October 12th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods

Kimi Harris with Mother Nature Network does a nice job outlining 10 reasons to avoid genetically modified foods.

October is Fair Trade Month

October 7th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Every day lives are affected by how we raise our food; where we purchase it and the social, political, and economic variables of our complex food system.

Announcing the Organic Produce Handbook

October 6th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Albert’s Organics is pleased to announce the Organic Produce Handbook, the definitive manual on the care, handling, and marketing of organic fresh produce.