|In Allagash, it takes a village to raise a pig|
Bangor Daily News - 6/28/2012. By Julia Bayly – When Sue Underhill moved from the Camden area to Allagash, she was gratified, and also mystified, by the attention local residents have paid to the pigs she raises. After hearing about all the attention her daughter’s pigs were garnering, Underhill’s mother had made the quip, “It takes a village to raise a pig.”
|Can ‘veggie prescriptions’ really make people healthier?|
Grist - 6/27/2012. By Tom Laskawy – With all the talk of taxing and banning the foods (and sodas) that are bad for us, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that doing the opposite can work, too. In fact, subsidies for healthy foods can be very effective at changing eating habits.
|How Monsanto is sabotaging efforts to label genetically modified food|
Alternet - 6/27/2012. By Charlotte Silver – As the 2012 Farm Bill continues to take shape in the halls of Congress, the influence of corporate interests is on display. On June 21 the Senate overwhelmingly opposed an amendment to allow states to require genetically-engineered food and beverage labeling.