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Fair Trade: Protecting the Environment

Second film in new micro-doc series helps explain Fair Trade in two minutes or less
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At the heart of everything we do at Fair Trade USA is our ultimate goal to alleviate poverty among farming communities around the world. If you're reading this blog, you understand that one way we do that is by helping consumers and businesses understand how they can make every purchase matter.

EcoFarm Attendees Criticize USDA Decision to Allow GMO Alfalfa

Organic farmers and dairy producers voice concerns from national conference about potential bio-contamination
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Ecological Farming Association responds to USDA ruling allowing GMO Alfalfa, voicing concern about the impact on sustainable agriculture.

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Ecological Farming Association responds to USDA ruling allowing GMO Alfalfa, voicing concern about the impact on sustainable agriculture.

Walmart Supports Small Business?

Heritage Farming Project
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 Listening to WNYC yesterday morning, Brian Lehrer was on discussing the prospect of Walmart selling organic produce acquired from small and medium sized local farms who practice sustainable farming.

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 Listening to WNYC yesterday morning, Brian Lehrer was on discussing the prospect of Walmart selling organic produce acquired from small and medium sized local farms who practice sustainable farming.

Portioning California's Water for Farms, Fish, and Families

What food professionals, chefs, restaurateurs, and consumers should know about urgent water issues in California
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Forum on Water for Farms, Fish, and Families -- What food professionals, chefs, restaurateurs, and consumers should know about urgent water issues in California
 
When:   October 4, 2010, Wine and cheese reception at 5:30 p.m, followed by a moderated panel discussion at 6:30 p.m.
 
Where: The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 320, Berkeley, CA 94704

Cost:   Admission is $20 per person; $10 for students with valid student ID.

Tickets available through EventBrite or at the door.

Order tickets here.

Press Release
Forum on Water for Farms, Fish, and Families -- What food professionals, chefs, restaurateurs, and consumers should know about urgent water issues in California
 
When:   October 4, 2010, Wine and cheese reception at 5:30 p.m, followed by a moderated panel discussion at 6:30 p.m.
 
Where: The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 320, Berkeley, CA 94704

Cost:   Admission is $20 per person; $10 for students with valid student ID.

Tickets available through EventBrite or at the door.

Order tickets here.

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