|Proposed bill demands mandatory GMO labeling in R.I.|
The Brown Daily Herald - 1/29/2015. By Alon Galor - Legislation introduced Jan. 15 would require genetically engineered products in Rhode Island to be clearly labeled “produced with genetic engineering,” and would also specify what the term “genetically engineered product” – which has multiple definitions – would mean in the state.
|Jim Gerritsen Interview|
PRX - 1/29/2015. What is the full cost of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the patenting of life forms? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with organic farmer, Jim Gerritsen, who with his family operates Wood Prairie Farm in Bridgewater, Maine.
Modern Farmer - 1/28/2015. Farming is a workout – except for the long hours spent on a tractor. It’s a problem Tim Cooke has solved with his bicycle/tractor hybrid. His Culticycle combines a bicycle’s pedals, seat, handlebar and chain with ATV tires on the back and lawn tractor parts in the frame. He says it can till, seed and do all the work of a small tractor – giving you a taxing but manageable workout in the process.