Food animals deserve high welfare standards, and the USDA is proposing to enact them
When most people hear the term ‘organic’ in the context of food, they immediately think high quality, ethically produced, environmentally be.
Endangered Species Act protection essential to monarchs’ survival
Much as we’d like to believe this year’s upswing in monarch population numbers is the start of a recovery, it’s most likely a passing fl.
On March 9th, we were truly honored to be able to sit in a room with other curious minds and hearts eager to explore the meaning of our national organic standards and how we can live in greater harmony with the planet.
Have you thanked a female farmer lately? If not, you should! Women have been a driving force in agriculture for thousands of years. However, especially in developing countries, women’s role in agriculture has been severely overlooked.
This article was originally plublished in Alternet on March 2, 2016.
Once again, Monsanto is trying to take away our right to know, this time about carcinogenic chemicals used in household products and places all around us.
Today is World Wildlife Day – a perfect time to celebrate the incredible diversity of plants and animals around us. Here at CFS, we’re celebrating one of our favorite species – the charismatic monarch butterfly.
This Sunday marks the 88th Academy Awards show, and what better way to watch the Oscars than with a bowl of popcorn in the comfort of your own home? Movies and popcorn go together like birthdays and cake.
The tragedy of industrial agriculture , the unwise adoption of inherently unsustainable forms of food production over the past generation, has cost us dearly in environmental destruction and public health.
Over 90% of the American public wants the labeling of genetically engineered foods. But some representatives in Congress have decided to protect the bottom line of corporations such as Monsanto and ignore the will of the people.
Many people have fond memories of monarch butterflies touching different points in their life – whether it was learning about their incredible life cycle and metamorphosis grade school science lessons, tagging and tracking monarch butterfl.
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