Posts Tagged with "Michael Ableman"

What Does the 2012 Farm Bill Have to Do with Palm Oil?

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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What Does the 2012 Farm Bill Have to Do with Palm Oil?

As our allies at the Environmental Working Group reminded us this week, the Farm Bill is the single most important piece of legislation that determines what type of food appears on your plate every day, how farmers will be paid government subsidies and what type of environmental protections will preserve the land and topsoil for [...]

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Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

We are the 2% we call farmers. We are not out carrying banners and marching on Wall Street, we are on the land, in our fields, planting seeds, cultivating crops, nurturing livestock, harvesting the food that nourishes a nation. We are the 2%. There are far more people in prison than growing our food, more [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Occupy Our Food Supply‘s Blogger Day of Action on February 27 will join luminaries of the food movement—like Dr. Vandana Shiva, Anna Lappe, Michael Ableman, and Raj Patel—with journalists and bloggers throughout the nation to culminate in a chorus of voices calling for the reclamation of our food systems from industrial agribusiness giants Cargill, Monsanto, [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply

In just over a week’s time, thousands of people will descend on our food system by participating in a Global Day of Action to Occupy our Food Supply. Prominent thought leaders, authors, farmers and activists like Vandana Shiva, Michael Pollan, Annie & Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson, Raj Patel, Gary Paul Nabhan, Anna Lappé, Marion Nestle, [...]

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