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“Best Questions” – Food System Forum a Success

The first ever Mayoral Candidate Forum on Food System Issues “Local Food, Local Economies” was a success by any measure.  We packed the Barnes school cafeteria, a full house. The moderator, Hillary Martin, a co-owner of Digger’s Mirth Collective Farm, … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum on Local Food Issues

What has been taking up all my time? The Burlington Food Council is hosting a mayoral candidate forum on local food issues. Yes, this Saturday, the 25th, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Sustainability Academy at Lawernce Barnes, 123 … Continue reading

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Another Reason for this amendment, or, Vote with Your Dollars

Even if the majority of us felt that passing this amendment was the right thing to do, our voices would be drowned by chorus of corporate dollars gaining access to rooms, people, meetings, and decisions that you and I will … Continue reading

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Food Soverignty and the Labeling Law

[This rather lengthly post is the text of a talk I gave, speaking on behalf of the Vermont Coalition for Food Sovereignty, at a rally organized by Labels for Liberty in support of Vermont H.367, a bill that would require labeling of genetically modified food. … Continue reading

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