Free GMO Documentary Showing-Burlington
There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America -- a revolution that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat.
Please come to Burlington for a showing of THE FUTURE OF FOOD, a film by Debra Koons ...
|Quechee Event-May 4th|
Drew Hudson, VPIRG Field Director, 223-8419 x4787 or email@example.com Kye Cochran, Manager Upper Valley Food Co-op, (802) 295-5804GMOs and Vermont, Can the Family Farm be Saved? A Public ForumWHO: The event is sponsored by VPIRG and the Upper Valley Food Co-op andis open to the public WHAT: A short educational ...
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|"A Farmer vs. Monsanto" - Percy Schmeiser Speaking in VT March 18 & 19th|
Percy Schmeiser, who was sued by the Monsanto corporation for
'stealing' patented seed that had contaminated his own crops, joins
Rep. Dave Zuckerman, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee traveling
throughout VT, March 18 & 19th. Schmeiser will discuss his
personal crusade vs. the world's largest producer of genetically
|Dave Zuckerman & 'The Future of Food'|
"The Future of Food" - A documentary by Deborah Garcia about the
biotech industry, GMOs, and the potential threat they pose to farmers,
food systems and our health. With an introduction by Dave
Zuckerman, VT House Agricultural Committee Chairperson. Tuesday, March 15, 20058-10 pmWilliams room 301, UVM Campus, Burlington VTSponsored by GE-Free C.C.Contact ...
|Come to the 2/24/05 Public Forum!!|
PUBLIC FORUM WITH BRIAN TOKAR AND BILL McKIBBEN!Thursday Feb. 247pmPublic Forum "Industrial Food - Local Alternatives" with Bill McKibben,author and Brian Tokar from the ISE Biotechnology ProjectRiley Center for the Arts in Manchester, VT (located off Rte. 7 onSeminary Rd. in historic Manchester).Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information
|GMO film series in Addison County|
GMO film series in Addison County.
Two out of the four film nights have already occurred, and were very
9/20- Deconstructing Supper
10/4- The Future of Food,
with Brian Tokar, from the Institute for Social Ecology, attending.
Brian has written a couple of books on ...
|Oct. 13th : Gubernatorial Candidates Forum!|
Please plan to attend the upcoming "nonprofit" Gubernatorial Candidates Forum!
This is YOUR chance to ask the candidates questions!
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP today! (see below for info)
Please come to the meeting, and wear RED for a TIME OUT on GMOs.
The audience will be ...
|Film Series looks at GMOs|
Do you know what's in the food you're eating? "You are probably eating genetically engineered food every day, and have been for years," reports the Addison County GE Free Food Group (AC GE Free).
Learn about the science and business of genetic engineering as it applies to the food you ...
|GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES FORUM AND DEBATE!|
PLEASE COME AND RAISE YOUR ISSUES WITH THE CANDIDATES!
What: Nonprofit Gubernatorial Candidates Forum
When: Wednesday, October 13, 10:00-12:00
Where: Old Labor Hall, Barre, VT
Co-Sponsors: VANPO and The Snelling Center for Government
Burlington-Gubernatorial candidates Jim Douglas and Peter Clavelle have agreed to
participate in a Candidates ...
|TWO Ways to Get Involved this SUMMER and FALL|
Below are TWO Ways to Get Involved this SUMMER and FALL and keep the GE FREE VT
First, GET A LAWN SIGN
Second, Attend a Gubernatorial Debate and RAISE YOUR ISSUES with the candidates!
Details on both below...
THE GE FREE VERMONT LAWN SIGN CAMPAIGN HAS BEGUN! ...
|Lamoille County - Sprouts Meeting - May 26|
Lamoille County (anti-GMO group) Sprouts Meeting, Applecheek Farm,
Hyde Park, May 26th at 6:30om.
For more information, please call Judy Clark at email@example.com
We will be organizing and figuring out our next steps. Some really good ideas
came from the last Spokes Council meeting in Montpelier. So, I ...
|Tell Monsanto Where To Go!|
Note: Circulate ETC Group's hotlink to e-letter (at bottom of their press
release below) from all of us notifying Monsanto that their genes "may" be
trespassing in our fields and gardens and flower boxes -- thus avoiding
potential charges of patent infringement. And put the burden on them to come ...
|The Vermont Legislative Session is finally over|
The Vermont Legislative Session is finally over, and we leave the session with a few
great successes, and a strong base of support to return next year to continue our
fight for a GE FREE VT! A HUGE THANK YOU to all of you for your relentless activism
-- calls, ...
|CALLS NEEDED one more weekend! For the Farmer Protection Act|
The legislative session is really almost over now. There is one week left, by most
estimates. This weekend is our LAST CHANCE to connect with legislators before the
final craziness, and it must be a BIG PUSH for the Farmer Protection Act.
First, the good news: The Senate has cleaned ...
|CALLS NEED NOW: HELP PASS FARMER PROTECTION ACT|
CONGRATULATIONS to everyone for helping to enact the FIRST-IN-THE-NATION GE seed
labeling law! This success was because of YOU and your activism! The news story on
this enactment went national, and it has appeared in every major paper in the US, as
well as many local papers!
Now, we need ...
|WHAT A WEEK for Vermont's Family Farmers in the statehouse!|
SCROLL DOWN TO TAKE ACTION!
WHAT A WEEK for Vermont's Family Farmers in the statehouse! THANK YOU to all of you
who turned out for the Agency of Agriculture's meetings on the Right to FACTORY Farm
bill, and to those who came to testify at the Public Forum on the ...
|Right to Know bill on Governor's Desk - CALLS NEEDED NOW!|
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This week has been a busy one in the statehouse! On Friday the SENATE PASSED THE RIGHT TO KNOW SEED LABELING BILL ! It is now sitting on the Governor's desk waiting for him to sign it. This should happen this week! We'll need to ...
|THE GE FREE FOOD FESTIVAL: APRIL 16th @ 11AM-2PM: State House Lawn|
PRESS ADVISORY (DOWNLOAD PRINT AND DISTRIBUTE)
Farmers organize a feast of genetically engineered (GE) free food,
produced on Vermont farms, under a large tent on the statehouse lawn
this Friday, asking legislators and the public to join them and
sample the products that are threatened by GE technology.
FOR RELEASE: ...
|GREAT JOB, EVERYONE!!! The GE Seed Labeling and Registration bill passed the House|
GREAT JOB, EVERYONE!!! The GE Seed Labeling and Registration bill passed the House
today with a solid majority! Representative Floyd Nease reported the bill for the
committee, and he noted, "This bill is not just a consumer right to know bill. The
purpose of this bill is to gather accurate ...
|Vermont House of Representatives Votes Yes 125-10 on Labeling of Genetically Engineered Seeds|
Contact: Amy Shollenberger, Rural Vermont 802.793.1114
Doyle Canning, GE Free VT 802.999.7502
Vermont House of Representatives Votes Yes 125-10 on
Labeling of Genetically Engineered Seeds.
Bill is defines GE seeds; mandates GE seed sales reporting to Ag Dept.
Farmerís Right-to-Know Act is first of its kind in US; First step ...
|Daily & Weekly Newspaper Contacts & Fact Sheet|
~ Please Download and Send This Fact Sheet ~
Newport Daily Express
St. Albans Messenger
Colchester Sun ...
|ACTION ALERT - VT Farms TESTED for GMO'S|
First of all a great big THANK YOU to the few brave souls who ventured out for the
press conference on Thursday. For those who haven't heard, VPIRG released the
results of their testing...12 farms were tested for GE corn contamination, and one
certified organic farm tested positive. ...