Kim Crieger Goodwin

Help Stop GM Canola in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

Please read this important message from Oregonians for Farm & Food Rights regarding proposed canola production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Attend the hearing on Jan. 23 or submit your written comment to the Oregon Department of Agriculture by Jan. 25. The Willamette Valley is one of the world’s last five great seed-growing regions. An unprecedented coalition of farmers — vegetable seed, wheat, clover, grass seed, organic farmers, fresh produce […]

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The Fight Against Canola Invasion of the Willamette Valley, Oregon

Have you heard about the problems with growing canola in seed-production regions? Did you know canola can harm the farmers that grow your food crops, as well as your own ability to garden and save seed? Have you given your testimony yet? Right now, Western Oregon, U.S.A., is faced with a serious risk to our food and seed farmers. The Willamette Valley is one of the last five great seed-growing […]

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GE Eucalyptus Trees Approved by the USDA

The GE Tree Company ArborGen has been given permission by the USDA to plant huge plantations of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees across seven states in the southern U.S. — Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and South Carolina. These states are very well-suited for eucalyptus culture, and varieties of eucalyptus have naturalized in other areas of the United States. Eucalyptus are also used extensively as ornamentals across the warmer […]

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“Organic” Doesn’t Mean GMO-Free

Do you care about GMOs in your food? Did you know that being “certified organic” does not guarantee the food is not contaminated with GMOs? Contamination has been found in certified organic foods since 2002. That’s not a typo, folks. It’s horrifying to see how long we’ve been a part of the largest experiment in human history. Let the food companies you support know you don’t want GMOs in your […]

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