Activism can be done on many levels. This one is a great campaign to get involved with on any level and still make a direct impact. A Cup of Green has committed to participate in this campaign in support of Invisible Children. If our followers only watch the video and then pass it on that will be a start but the objective is to do something global for the dedicated group trying to make this happen.
I'll just let you watch and do what you can.
On January 31, family farmers will take part in the first phase of a court case filed to protect farmers from genetic trespass by Monsanto’s GMO seed, which contaminates organic and non-GMO farmer’s crops and opens them up to abusive lawsuits. In the past two decades, Monsanto’s seed monopoly has grown so powerful that they control the genetics of nearly 90% of five major commodity crops including corn, soybeans, cotton, canola and sugar beets.
In many cases farmers are forced to stop growing certain crops to avoid genetic contamination and potential lawsuits. Between 1997 and 2010, Monsanto admits to filing... Read More
Mobilizing Against Governmental Interference WITH Property Ownership Rights and Food Freedom
On Wednesday, September 28, 2010, the Ontario government won its appeal against biodynamic farmer, Michael Schmidt. The appeal reversed the former ruling, which confirmed cow share members’ right to obtain raw milk products. Justice Peter Tetley rejected Schmidt’s argument that providing raw milk to cow share owners who are aware of any health risks was his legal right.
Schmidt has been fighting for the right to provide raw milk at his Grey County farm ever since it was raided by government officials in 1994. The recent ruling convicts Michael on... Read More
RAWESOME Raw Food Buying Club in Venice Beach, California was raided for the second time today and James Stewart, club organizer, is in jail with $123K bond set. Victoria Bloch, a Weston A. Price chapter leader, and farmer Sharon Palmer were also arrested.
Mark McAfee of Organic Pastures Dairy is organizing a protest rally tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. at the courthouse where the raw milk advocates are to be arraigned. Southern California citizens are urged to join Mark McAfee and food blogger Ann Marie Michaels.
Arraignment is scheduled for tomorrow in Department 30, Los Angeles Superior Court, fifth floor, Criminal... Read More
WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
A bill proposed by Senator Durbin and new proposed FDA regulations could severely limit public access to dietary supplements.
ACTION TO TAKE
Please contact your Senators and Representatives, by phone. fax, or e-mail, expressing your strong opposition to the Durbin bill S1310, which could potentially severely limiting the availability of nutritional supplements. Public outcry has stopped many intrusions onto the supplement industry in the past, and we can do it again, but it takes pressure, and effort, and energy.
In addition, please notify your elected representatives of your opposition to draconian new regulations proposed... Read More