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Farmers Rise Up Against Monsanto

Video – In February 2005, David Runyon of Geneva, Indiana became a victim of Monsanto’s reckless persecution of farmers. This is his story.

The Future Is the Farmer

Julian Rose, Contributor Waking Times At a farmer’s fair in Krakow, South Poland, in early May, I spoke to a Romanian peasant. He was demonstrating clay pot making using a foot treadle to spin the plate upon which the pots were being formed by his deft hands. I remarked how attractive I found this technology

Top 10 Reasons to Bring your Kids to the Farmers Market

Rick D., Eat Local Grown Waking Times The Farmers Market is a great place to bring your kids for so many reasons! The Farmers Market allows you to provide your family with wholesome, healthy food while supporting your local community at the same time. Here’s the reality- Family farmers need your support! Now that large

Monsanto Faced with Paying $7.5 Billion Back to Farmers

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times Monsanto may soon be forced to pay as much as 7.5 billion dollars back to the farmers who say that the mega corporation took their rightfully earned income and taxed their small businesses to financial shambles. It all started with a monumental lawsuit launched by over 5 million farmers against Monsanto looking to

A Farmer in the Oil Fields

Mitchell Anderson Jungle Dispatch I met a man recently, a farmer in the oil fields, who told me of his life. It was the start of dusk, and the man was across the road from me, hunched in work. He was with a small boy. I presumed it was his grandchild. I watched from afar,

5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). The reason? As with many other cases, such as the ones that led certain farming regions

Organic Farmers vs. Monsanto: Appeal Filed!

Jack Adam Weber Wake Up World Dear Organic Lovers, On March 23, 2012 the collective of farmers, seed growers and farm groups (OSGATA) supporting organic and non-GMO farming filed an appeal for their case against Monsanto to be heard in The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Manhattan. Hallelujah! Please add

The “Potato Revolution”: Greeks Start Buying Potatoes Straight From Farmers

Farmers here used to sell their potatoes for 0,12 cents a kilo, even though it cost them nearly twice that to produce. We set up a website for people to order potatoes and come pick them up in a parking lot, straight out of the farmers’ trucks. The farmers sell them for 0,25 cents a kilo – nearly three times less than they cost in the supermarkets! So both farmers and customers benefit.

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