October 2010 Designated First Ever Non-GMO Month

October 2010 Designated First Ever Non-GMO Month

We are excited to let you know that our National Co-op Month celebrations this month will include participation in the first ever Non-GMO Month! The goal of Non-GMO Month is to empower consumers to be more aware about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Non-GMO Project, and

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October is Non-GMO Month!

As Concerns about Food Safety and GMOs Intensify, Retailers Launch First National Non-GMO Month

UPLAND, CA (September 10th, 2010)—This October, more than 580 natural food stores nationwide will take part in the first ever Non-GMO Month, celebrating consumers’ right to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organized by

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Co+op Month in October

Happy Co-op Month! We heart you.

There’s a LOT to celebrate, and a LOT of work yet to do to raise awareness about Fair Trade, GMOs, and why Co-ops rock… lucky for us, October is a great month to focus on these subjects. Sign up for our weekly E-newsletter, become a friend on facebook, or

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USDA Opportunity and Block Grants Awarded

Thanks to Chrys Ostrander on the WSFFN wire, for this update on the USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grants and Block Grants for specialty crop development awarded last week. Lots of great projects in this list; take a look and see if there are any happening in your stretch of the fields:

1) On Thursday, September

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Support Fair Trade in October!

The purchases we make for everyday products like coffee, chocolate, sugar, fruit, or flowers can have a significant impact on the people who produce them. Too often, these products are grown in ways that are devastating to the environment, and engage in business practices that don’t benefit the communities they employ. When you buy Fair

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