Scientists are warning about a second Silent Spring after a new study found that U.S. agriculture is 48 times more toxic to insects than...
"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”
Parity is at the core of agriculture’s potential to address overproduction.
Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.
"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."
For agrarian justice, family-scale organic farms deserve our support.
“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”
"We urge the Senate to listen to the American people and reject this pesticide industry loyalist who will put corporate profits over farmers, public health, and our environment."
The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.