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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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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

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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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A message from Tara Cook-Littman cofounder of Citizens for GMO Labeling

At the core of our movement is the desire for transparency in our food and in our government. So when word leaked out that Secretary Vilsack was hosting a private, closed door meeting to hash out a GMO labeling compromise, the understandable gut reaction was to mistrust the process, the people in that room and the ultimate results of that meeting. In order to give these meetings the best possible chance of success, keeping them private was critical. I was proud to be a member of that team along with Gary Hirshberg from JLI, Scott Faber from EWG, Chris Miller from Ben & Jerry’s, and David Bronner from Bronner’s Soaps. We want to assure everyone that YOUR voice was heard. YOU were in that room. And we should all feel confident knowing that our representatives stood strong and united for mandatory, on package GMO labeling. We are all in this together. Our movement is stronger when we can trust each other and understand that we are on the same team. Read More

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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