The Mom & Pop Store by Robert Spector

A celebration of the history of small, independent retail and the story of how mom and pop stores across the country still thrive on attentive customer service and renewed community support for local businesses.
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FAQs About GMOs

It can be tough to figure out why there’s so much fuss over genetically modified ingredients in food. This reprint from the upcoming March 2015 issue of Consumer Reports will help you sift through the facts.
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Position Statement on GMOs in the Food System

GoodFood World Position Statement on Genetically Engineered or Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the Food System

From the beginning of time, food has been the foundation of culture throughout the world and often the seat of wealth and prosperity. However, food system dynamics are characteristically influenced by external conditions such as
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The Problem With GMOs

Non-GMO

The fundamental problem with genetically engineered food crops in US soil today: rather than reduce pesticide inputs GMOs are causing them to skyrocket in amount and toxicity.
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What do you tell your daughter?

Raising a family is a challenge in itself; raising a family in Monrovia Liberia is fraught with difficulties of all kinds. For Nico Parkinson, raising a family in a city threatened by a deadly virus, Ebola, is not an option. As an aid worker for the Food and Enterprise Development Program for Liberia (USAID FED), Nico understood and accepted the risks of the job. He will not extend those risks to his family.
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Anne Schwartz, Blue Heron Farm, Honored as EcoFarm's 2014 Steward of Sustainable Agriculture

Anne Schwartz of Blue Heron Farm near Rockport was honored with the 2014 Steward of Sustainable Agriculture Award at this year’s EcoFarm Conference. The lifetime achievement award was presented to Anne in recognition of her commitment to sustainable agriculture and family farmers.
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Lea McEvilly, GoodFood World Writer, Honored by Quail Forever

It’s a thrill to hear a quail whistle, just a thrill! Just to hear one really close and talk back and forth (whistle) with them. Last year there were some just over the garden fence. I couldn’t see them, because there was a lot of undergrowth there, but we had quite a conversation.
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Your Summer Reading List

Here's your assignment: summer reading list!

We’ve raided the shelves of the Kailing library to create a list of books that cover a wide range of topics and represent thinking separated by thousands of years. These books are centered on the relationship we have with the earth and each other, with our communities and surrounding ecosystems, with the plants and animals around us, and with the food we eat.
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The Healthy Farm: A Vision for US Agriculture

American agriculture is at a cross-roads: a point where we can either apply our scientific knowledge to create a vibrant and healthful food and farming system for the future, or double down on an outdated model of agriculture that is rapidly undermining our environment and our health.
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