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172 Articles by D. Snodgrass

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 57

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of dsnodgrass... It's true that Cornucopia appears in quite a lot of my weekly organic columns, and I don't wish to appear that I'm shilling for them in any way, because I'm not ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in April 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic, Politics & Government

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 56

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of dsnodgrass... Writer April Davilia decided to try living without Monsanto for a month. She set up a blog to chronicle the experience, and it's a fascinating read. She describes her motivation: Why am I trying ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in April 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Genetic Modification, Lifestyle & Behavior, Organic, Politics & Government

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 55

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of dsnodgrass...   Last year, our hearts were a-flutter as dirt was broken on the White House's first organic garden, the First Lady's pet project. Good news; the garden is expanding. Michelle Obama Enlarges the White ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in April 2010, about Architecture, Food, Health, Organic

Island Disappears in Bay of Bengal Due to Climate Change

In 1974, an American satellite introduced the world to a previously undiscovered island, located in the Bay of Bengal. The island became the subject of an ownership dispute, so it was known by more than one name: the people of Bangladesh referred to it as South Talpatti Island, while it ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010, about Climate Change, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans (1 comment)

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 54

Three weeks ago, I wrote about a federal hearing which could have ordered a nationwide halt to the planting and use of genetically modified sugar beets. Currently, about half of the America's sugar supply comes from genetically modified sugar beets, which have been engineered to be resitant to Monsanto ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Children and Families, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 53

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of dsnodgrass...   File this under "beaking news from the department of the obvious". The USDA Inspector General's office confirms what many of us have been saying, including organic watchdog, The Cornucopia Institute:  USDA Inspector General Finds ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 52

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of dsnodgrass...   Edition 52, which means this column has been here for a year now. Thanks for being part of it, let's start year 2.  Outrage in San Francisco: City Gives Residents 'Organic' Compost Containing Toxic ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Organic

Ex Monsanto Lawyer Clarence Thomas to Hear Major Monsanto Case

In Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms, No. 09-475, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case which could have an enormous effect on the future of the American food industry. This is Monsanto's third appeal of the case, and if they win a favorable ruling from ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification (25 comments)

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 51

Currently, about half of the America's sugar supply comes from genetically modified sugar beets, which have been engineered to be resitant to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. In a hearing scheduled to take place today in San Francisco, a federal judge could make a ruling which would order a nationwide ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in March 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic, Politics & Government

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 50

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   Here's yet another reason to support Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods. Bravo. Owner of Multi-Million Dollar Company Hands Over Business to Employees Before the words "whole grain" and "organic" became part of Americans ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in February 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Organic

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