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An excellent summary of organizations and ideas that are contributing to a new economy – based on cooperatives, wealth sharing, and conservation of resources – appears in both The Nation (June 13, 201
Endcap Articles May 31, 2011
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Here is the latest from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition from Washington (www.sustainableagriculture.net), and it's not pretty:
Endcap Articles May 25, 2011
The Co-operative Group, the U.K.
Endcap Articles May 25, 2011
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Author Wendell Berry gave the following brief but profound observations at "The Future of Food," a conference sponsored by the Washington Post.
Endcap Articles May 9, 2011
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The Co-op Food Store in Hanover, NH, held its third annual Co-op Expo on April 30, and was honored to present a lecture by author and cooperator David Thompson.

Endcap Articles May 6, 2011
Food co-ops typically have hundreds or thousands of consumer owners.
Endcap Articles April 25, 2011
New studies and a documentary reinforce a key organic message: pesticides are damaging to children and adults.
Endcap Articles April 25, 2011

Defending the brand and principles of cooperatives in light of new laws:

Endcap Articles March 24, 2011
The National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture is urging immediate pressure on U.S. Senators to prevent deep cuts to funding of programs for organic and sustainable farming and food production.
Endcap Articles March 4, 2011
Even if you missed recent key conferences on organics, you can get audio recordings of the many valuable speakers and workshop discussions.
Endcap Articles March 4, 2011
IOWA CITY, IOWA (Jan.
Endcap Articles February 1, 2011

Seventy-five years ago—a general meeting was held in the library of the Hanover, New Hampshire, High School at 7:30 p.m., January 6, 1936, for the purpose of organizing a consumers’ club.

Endcap Articles January 14, 2011

Updating the story on food safety legislation.

Endcap Articles January 5, 2011
Tom Philpot at Grist, www.grist.org, continues to contribute excellent reporting on food and pharm corporations.
Endcap Articles December 13, 2010
[“Rootstock” Part 3: 2009, unpublished]
Endcap Articles November 20, 2010

[Originally published in "RootStock," Spring-Summer 2009]

Endcap Articles November 20, 2010
Animal response to fire typically is described as fear and flight. Yet I have noticed many times that the smell of seasoned oak in a wood-burning stove is so savory that it makes my mouth water.
Endcap Articles November 12, 2010
Adding to the earlier version of this story: National Sustainable Agriculture Committee has released a new report on food safety: “A Sustainable Agriculture Perspective on Food Safety.”
Endcap Articles October 25, 2010

[First published 2008 in Organic Valley's Rootstock.]

Click here for Part 2.

Endcap Articles October 7, 2010

The risk of salmonella poisoning at poultry operations with atrocious practices led to a massive egg recall totaling over 500 million eggs and reaching more than 22 states.  It is driving consumers

Endcap Articles September 5, 2010