Author Archives: Mollie

Truth Out: USDA Approved Monsanto Alfalfa Despite Warnings of New Pathogen Discovered in Genetically Engineered Crops

Friday 25 February 2011
By Mike Ludwig
Truth Out
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The Complete Patient: Vermont's Raw Dairy Farmers Are Doing a Booming Business, and We Don't Even Know Half the Story

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
David Gumper
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Draft Animal Power Network

DAPNet is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing connections to resources that advance the use of draft animals, including year-round educational and networking opportunities, and to highlight the ongoing efforts of people in the Northeastern United States and beyond who are educating, mentoring, and building community around animal power and sustainable land use.

DAPNet’s main organizational website
DAPNet’s online discussion forum


MSNBC: Raw milk debate simmers as states, FDA mull rules

FDA, CDC warn about E. coli risk; farmers say it’s as safe as pasteurized
By Zach Howard
Updated 2/23/2011
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03/13 Rural Vermont Contra Dance

Stone Church, BRATTLEBORO
Sunday, March 13th, 7:30-10:30 pm (beginner workshop at 7:15)
$10 / $7 students & seniors
Come celebrate farms and enjoy a rousing good time! No experience necessary, bring your friends or come alone everyone welcome. Rebecca Lay will be calling the dance, music by Green Street: dual fiddlers Ethan Hazzard-Watkins and Jessie Gagne-Hall with Owen Marshall on guitar. More details at http://www.brattcontra.org/

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Organic Market: Germany: 22,000 in favour of systemic change in agricultural policy

By Karin Heinze
1/31/11
Organic-Market
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The New York Times: Raw Milk Cheesemakers Fret Over Possible New Rules (Nation-Wide)

By WILLIAM NEUMAN
Published: February 4, 2011
The New York Times
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The Boston Globe: MA: Dairies seek to deliver raw milk

New bill would loosen regulations
By Christine Legere
February 6, 2011
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Mercury News: Experts: Contamination from GM alfalfa certain

By Michael J. Crumb, Associated Press Writer
Posted: 02/07/2011 12:49:42 AM PST
Updated: 02/07/2011 12:22:10 PM PST
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Farm Aid: Farmer Resource Network

Farmer Resource Network
From the Farm Aid Website:
The Farmer Resource Network connects you to more than 500 organizations developing innovative approaches to producing, processing and marketing food from family farms. We’re here to share our stories about successful farm operations and connect you to people with ideas to diversify and strengthen your farm.