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Jamestown Tribe Study of Climate Impacts & Adaptation

The tribe is very forthright about this issue and what they have put together is free to anyone. What they produced is interesting information and gives one some perspective if you live in the region and think about your children and … Continue reading

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Debunking the Need for Provisions in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Simply put, the FSMA is inequitable in terms of its effect and impact on small to medium farmers. Furthermore, the FSMA is negatively impactful on the millions of consumers that choose local, organic, seasonal, and unprocessed foods.  Most notably on … Continue reading

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First Connecticut, Next the World: GMO Labeling to go Viral and other 49 States to Follow

On June 5th, the state of Connecticut has become the first to successfully enact a law requiring food containing genetically modified ingredients. Prediction:  Every other state in the USA will follow as this goes viral. How?  Why? It’s simple: packaging.  … Continue reading

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Local Food Business: Farm and Garden Coaching – Fairaview Farm

Paris and Fred of Fairaview Farm offer coaching house calls with hands-on learning for the new farmer.  Based on their marketing collateral, they appear to be positioned primarily to support the small and home grower for non-commercial (subsistence) farming. The … Continue reading

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Japan cancels U.S. Wheat order on GMO Concerns…

This should not be a surprise for those of you that track developments in GMO and Monsanto.  What may be surprising is the escalation of other countries against GMO’s while the USA remains steadfast for reasons that are incomprehensible except … Continue reading

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Local Food Company: Organically Grown

Organically Grown is the largest wholesaler of organic produce in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene and Portland, OR and Kent, WA locations. We are a proud supporter of regional organic farmers. For more information, see:

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Local Food Access Network (L-FAN) is back online……

Very sorry for the interruption in communications !! Glad to be back online after an unplanned hiatus 🙂 Please be looking for more blog posts to come soon. Please continue sending your good ideas, information, advisories, etc.

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Olympic Peninsula Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting

Find Local Products.  Meet Buyers.   Make Connections. Looking for local farm products to feature in your restaurant, grocery store, or institution? Seeking new market outlets for your 2013 bounty? Join local producers, distributors, chefs, retailers, sustainable food advocates, and others … Continue reading

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Financing our Foodshed with Slow Money

“Financing our Foodshed with Slow Money” will be held on: Tuesday, March 26, 2012 at 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, Noon Central, 1pm Eastern. Join the webinar.

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Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC)

Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a North American coalition of diverse people and organizations working from the local to international levels to build community food security. The have many helpful Publications about food … Continue reading

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