Pennsylvania Certified Organic FarmFest 2017

July 28, 9:30 am to 10 pm

July 29, 9 am to 7 pm

PCO FarmFest is a two-day organic agriculture and sustainable living event with interactive family activities, live entertainment, local food and craft vendors, and speakers, educational workshops and demonstrations at the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall PA. Access the event website here. Produced by Pennsylvania Certified Organic

Family Days on the Farm 2017

Participate in this free event!

July 28 & 29, 2017

Friday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

To be held at the:

Elam J. Stoltzfus’ Farm
6175 Beaver Dam Rd, Narvon, PA 1755

No pre-registration
Rain or shine

Take part in:

  • Educational seminars
  • Homemakers advice
  • Farmstead ideas
  • Children’s activities including a Petting Zoo and Corn Box
  • Healthy baking, Vegetable Growing and a whole bunch more!

Food Will Be Available for Donations
If the donations exceed the cost of the event, then the pro­ceeds will be donated to a local cause that is likewise putting forth effort to assist people towards good health by teaching and recognizing good stewardship of God’s creation.

Overview of Events

On Friday evening, Sally Fallon Morell (President of the Weston A. Price Foundation) will be speaking about the work of Dr. Price and comparing the health of people living in remote areas, eating traditional diets, to their relatives living in areas with access to modern processed food. Read More

PASS the Phone – Please

Your guests from other states can call the toll-free U.S. Senate switchboard: 866-772-3843.

Background

As the Vermont GMO labeling law takes effect on July 1st, and families across the land prepare to rejoice in American independence, the U.S. Senate cynically attempts to preempt that landmark legislation by quietly enacting a biotech-and-junk-food corporate wishlist into law.

Even though repeated national surveys for years find that 90% of all Americans, across every major demographic, want genetically engineered food to be labeled Read More

Kucinich Warns of Senate members indebted to Corporate Food Industry

UNITED STATES - APRIL 17: Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, speaks at an event at the Capitol Hill Club to launch of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Kucinich Urges YOU to Call Your Senator Today to Stop a Fake GMO Labeling Bill (Photo By Tom Williams)

Contact our PA Senators:

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) to reject the Roberts’ bill (S. 2609) and any proposal that prevents mandatory GMO labeling, please encourage him to continue to stand with his constituents in Pennsylvania. To vote for mandatory, 4 simple words on a pack, “made with genetic engineering”
(202) 224-6324
https://www.facebook.com/SenatorBobCasey
Twitter: @SenatorCasey

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) to reject the Roberts’ bill (S. 2609) and any proposal that prevents mandatory GMO labeling, please encourage him to continue to stand with his constituents in Pennsylvania. To vote for mandatory, 4 simple words on a pack, “made with genetic engineering” Tell him you will not reelection him if he vote to accept Roberts’ bill (S. 2609) and any bill that prevents mandatory GMO labeling,
(202) 224-4254
https://www.facebook.com/senatortoomey/
Twitter: @SenatorToomey Read More

Happy Thanksgiving From GMO Free PA – Gradititude

Gratitude

Gratitude for all who stand with us
Gratitude for the voices that speak and share their stories
Gratitude for  the farmers that grow the food we eat
Gratitude for the soil alive under our feet.
Gratitude for the seed’s everlasting life , rich in heritage and history.
We celebrate the friendship, the stand, the action
We show gratitude everyday
In this fight for food freedom
Along with our faith and our belief system
Prevailing wisdom of our soul
This gratitude cannot be defeated. Read More

ACTION ALERT: Oct 31- Nov 1 Please attend Public Rallies with Signs for Senator Casey

Dear GMO Free PA Supporter,

We just found out that our Senator Bob Casey will be appearing at public rallies across the state this weekend. (He will be helping Governor Wolf get out the vote for this Tuesday’s election, November 3.) Please check the rally schedule below and attend at least one rally with friends and big, clear signs for Senator Casey to read.

Here’s a couple of suggested messages for signs:
Sen. CASEY and Gov. WOLF: We need MANDATORY GMO LABELING NOW!!!!

or
SEN. CASEY
: LABEL ALL GMOs in FOOD! Stand up for consumers in Senate Ag bill NOW!

or
Sen CASEY, NEED to Know if its GMO!! Mandatory Labels on GMOs

BACKGROUND:
Sen. Casey is on the Senate Agriculture Committee, which is right now writing the senate version of the DARK Act.
House Bill H.R. 1599, which Denies Americans’ Right to Know how our food is produced, was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in July. For more info about the DARK Act, please go to our website GMOFreePA.org.)

Many members of GMO Free PA have met with Senator Casey’s staff across the state and in Washington DC, providing information about GMOs and asking the Senator to represent consumers’ interests in senate GMO labeling legislation. Read More