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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pennsylvania House Bill 944

What farming methodologies do you think should be included in agricultural education in PA?

The Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee unanimously adopted a proposal by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry) on June 19, 2017 that would “develop and disseminate agricultural education materials for school entities or private or nonpublic kindergartens, elementary or secondary schools in this Commonwealth.”

The proposal, House Bill 944, would create a Commission for Agricultural Education to be overseen by both the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Read More

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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

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Tell Senator Casey, Vote “NO” any proposal that prevents mandatory GMO labeling!

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

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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

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GMO Free PA goes to Washington DC

GMO Free PA members went to Washington DC on December 9th, 2015 to speak to their representatives about the omnibus.  Annmarie Cantrell, Zofia Hausmann,  Milt Harwick, Linda Coulson, Phyllis Rubin and Ula Pasternak (not pictured) met with staffer’s at Senator Casey and Senator Toomey offices.  They also spoke with staffer’s from Congressman Dent and Congressman Pitts’ offices.  Congress Costello, Congressman Fattah and Congressman Brady took a few moments to meet with them along with engaging meetings with their staffers.  They distributed information packets to all PA House representatives and distributed thank-you cards to members who voted against the D.A.R.K. Act in July.  It was a full
productive day.
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Newsletter – Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year!
We are excited for things to come in the GMO labeling movement for 2015!

Here at GMO FREE PA, we are continuing our outreach efforts across the state to educate people about the issues with genetically engineered foods and to garner support for labeling these foods in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

We have several opportunities to table this winter and are always looking for volunteers to help at these events. (Please see the Upcoming Events Section).
If you are ever interested in helping, please contact us at righttoknowpa@gmail.com Read More