Consider making some of your gifts this holiday season. It's fun, creative, and a great activity to do with children.
ABC Nightly News recently ran a series called "Made in America," where it talked about how the majority of our holiday gifts were made outside the U.S., primarily in China. Imagine what a difference it would make to our local economy if we all shopped for locally-made gifts.
Our world of real food and sustainable agriculture continues to be under assault from a depressing number of sources, from a government that rubber-stamps its approval of all Monsanto GE seeds, to a non-democratic, secret Farm Bill process, to "natural" foods containing loads of chemical inputs. Still, there are some things to be thankful for...
Here is a letter Oryana and many other like-minded organizations sent to Dave Camp and Fred Upton of the deficit-cutting Supercommittee, a plea to consider some critical issues for the Farm Bill.