Monthly Archives: March 2011

4/1 delivery

Braeburn Apples–USA, Cameo Apples–USA, Hass Avocados–Mexico, Advertisements

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Meeting dates and time

Previous meeting notes are available here for those with wiki logins (available to members). During the recent March meeting, members decided to move to a more predictable meeting schedule, alternating Thursday and Sunday evenings. Here is a list of future … Continue reading

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3/30 delivery

All local from Lancaster County, PA… Apple Cider,   Carrots, Duck Eggs (Free-watered, not certified organic) (only 1/2 dozen) ,

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Action Alert: Tell the DOJ it’s time to Break Up Monsanto

Food Democracy Now has a petition going around asking the Department of Justice to break up chemical behemoth Monsanto. Over 90% of soy, cotton, and sugar beets grown in the US contain Monsanto’s patented genes. As this Atlantic article points … Continue reading

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3/29 delivery

Green Cabbage– Punta Gorda, FL, Collards — Punta Gorda, FL, Black Bell Eggplant– Punta Gorda, FL,

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3/28 delivery

Gala Apple-U.S.A., Hass Avocados–Mexico, Fair Trade Bananas-Ecuador,

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Municipalities protest Food Safety Modernization Act

Thanks to Forest for forwarding this article about a town in Maine fighting back against onerous state and federal agriculture regulations. Sedgwick, Maine passed an ordinance which empowers locals to grow and sell food amongst themselves without interference from what … Continue reading

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Food: Six Things to Feel Good About

Mark Bittman at the NY Times shares the Good Food gospel and here are his six things: • Not just awareness, but power: hopeful changes in US government policy • Moving beyond greenwashing: Walmart pledged to “double sales of locally … Continue reading

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3/25 delivery

Braeburn Apples–USA, Cameo Apples–USA, Fair Trade Bananas–Ecuador,

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GMO Rally for the Right to Know: Saturday at City Hall

Theresa Lam sent us this Facebook link which gives details about the rally, in support of Dennis Kucinich’s GMO labeling bill. The NYC rally is one in a number of events that are being organized across North America this week.

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