Action Alert: Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

The Institute for Responsible Technology reports that U.S. negotiators at an international conference on Codex Alimentarius are currently pushing an agenda that could make it difficult to label foods as genetically modified (GM) or even make non-GM claims on a product label. If you care about keeping food sources good, clean, fair, and HONEST, you should care about food labeling!

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York Energy & Climate Fair, 5/01

Via York Goes Green: Second Annual York Energy & Climate Fair WHAT: Learn about energy efficiency, new power sources, energy audits, composting, “green” building technologies, and new products for sustainable and efficient living. Other features include a farmers’ market and an array of food, agriculture, and transportation resources. WHEN: May 1, 2010, 9 am–2 pm WHERE: York Middle School, 30

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Get your hands dirty: It’s National Garden Month!

In case you haven’t been bitten by the urge to garden yet (and with this weather, how can you not?), you might be spurred to action by knowing that April is National Garden Month! From the National Gardening Association: Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants

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Cooking Class

Cook Your Greens and Eat Them, Too! Note: This special fundraising event for Slow Food Seacoast will precede an open-to-all greens-themed potluck dinner at 5:30 pm (see Potluck Dinners on the Events page) and a meeting at 6:30 pm. You know you should “eat your greens” … but do you really know how to cook ‘em? Join Kathy Gallant, Blue

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Jenness Farm Open Farm Weekend, April 17 & 18

The Jenness Farm Spring Open House/Open Farm Weekend is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 17 & 18, 2010, from 10 am to 6 pm, rain or shine. Enjoy fresh donuts; browse the new-and-improved Jenness Farm store (there’s so much more than goat milk soap!); buy products from several vendors. Visit with chicks, piglets, baby goats, lambs, and crazy turkeys—not

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