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thought for the day:

organic = sustainable

what customers are saying:

I left Countryside for cheaper, "All-Natural" feed. When my customers started COMPLAINING about the taste of my eggs I came back to Countryside!

— Better Feed Makes Better Eggs, Better Eggs Make Happier Customers

Help Save a Working Heritage Farm

Help Neil Perin save a working family farm dedicated to saving heritage breeds and dedicated to non-toxic, biological, organic farming.

Here is the Kickstarter Page:

Arcadian Acres – Preserving Heritage Animals & a Family Farm

Read the FAQs and watch the video to understand how Arcadian Acres, a successful organic farm, doesn’t meet USDA standards [...]

Story of Atrazine Whistleblower Tyrone Hayes

Worthy read:

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/02/10/a-valuable-reputation

Listen in with Kevin and Bill on 106.1 The Corner’s Backyard Revolution

9:00 a.m., Friday, August 15. Adrienne, Brad, Kevin and Bill on issues of organics, the true value of conventionally produced non-GMO feeds and some fun.

http://1061thecorner.com/

The Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic

It’s the difference between “Conventionally Grown,” and Organic. Non-GMO is NOT a less expensive alternative to organic, as food retailers would have you believe. It has more in common with GMO than Organic. Non-GMO is GMO without the “rogue proteins.” Non-GMO is conventionally farmed and has as much potential to do damage to soils as [...]

Pescetarians Take Note: Are You Eating Irradiated Seafood?

From Rodale News: “To combat filthy conditions, the U.S. government is going to allow irradiation of certain seafood favorites, a food safety watchdog group says. Effective immediately, some of your favorite seafood picks will be allowed to undergo radiation treatment in an attempt to kill more pathogens lurking in the food supply.”

Complete Story Here.

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Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on What’s Natural

Buck Marshall on Natural and Real: The word real is our way of insuring you that you aren’t imagining things. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on the War Against Hunger

Fighting for cheap food. Or cheap stuff that substitutes for food. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on the Revolving Door

The revolving door is like having all foxes and no hens at all. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on Image Consultants

Why does the Industrial Food Image Bureau need image consultants? Because even Big Ag needs some time in the beauty parlor. From time to time.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on Chipotle’s Scarecrow

Buck weighs in on the authenticity of today’s animated scarecrow. Worth repeating.