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Additional Members of National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee Announced

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - March 31, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of three additional members to the National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee. The Standards Committee welcomes Ciaran Long, CleanGrow Limited; Doug Miell, Miell Consulting; and Richard Olson, GANTEC Advance, in the General Interest category.

2011 Fundraising Campaign Kick-Off for National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Development Process

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - March 31, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announced the kick-off of the 2011 fundraising campaign for the development of the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard. This historic initiative includes participation from a wide spectrum of participants representing American production agriculture, retail and manufacturing entities, academia, government agencies, and other interested stakeholders.

Mission Aligned Exits - What's Your Method?

Success stories and investment opportunities at Spring Venture Fair
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The Investors' Circle network invested more than $12 million into for-profit social and environmental enterprises in 2012 with aims to move even more in 2013.  Join one of the most active angel networks in the US (HALO Report) on May 8-9 in San Francisco to hear vetted pitches from 15 high-impact deals that are seeking investment and engage in a due diligence process right away. 

New Members of National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee Announced

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - March 29, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of three new members to the National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee in the Producers category: Fred Fleming, Lazy YJ Farms and Shepherd’s Grain; Kristine Ellor, Phillips Mushroom Farms; and Yvette Speziani, Sunburst Farms.
 

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.

GIPSA rule supports family farmers

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Small farmily farmers and ranchers who supply sustainably raised meat are under threat from corporate meat packers. The USDA's GIPSA rule protects them from price fixing from the packers who control market access. CivilEats.com, the national food issue blog, runs my piece today on how farmers are fighting to keep their businesses alive and supply consumers with meat from small farmily farms. Consumers can comment up to November 22nd.

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Small farmily farmers and ranchers who supply sustainably raised meat are under threat from corporate meat packers. The USDA's GIPSA rule protects them from price fixing from the packers who control market access. CivilEats.com, the national food issue blog, runs my piece today on how farmers are fighting to keep their businesses alive and supply consumers with meat from small farmily farms. Consumers can comment up to November 22nd.

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