Stopping Government Pork

From our friends at Food Democracy Now: For the past six months, the factory farm industry has begged Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars in an effort to stem their record losses resulting from high feed costs and massive overproduction. In 2009 alone, the United States Department of Agriculture {read more}

Gettin’ Down at the Urban Country Fair

Looking for something to do tomorrow? Well, head on over to the Tower Grove Farmers Market for the Farm Aid Homegrown Urban Country Fair. From 8:30 am – 2:30 pm, enjoy hands-on, interactive, and educational exhibits, workshops, and demonstations celebrating modern homesteading, while learning how good food, farmers, and the earth are all connected. In {read more}