|What’s Driving The Billion-Dollar Natural Beauty Movement?|
Fast Company - 5/26/2017. By Rina Raphael - When Tata Harper’s stepfather was diagnosed with cancer, his doctors told him to remove all products containing synthetic materials, such as body washes and shampoos, from his home. In solidarity, Harper got rid of hers too. But she found the switch surprisingly difficult.
|Pesticide Spraying Bill Clears House, But Senate Passage Unclear|
Bloomberg BNA - 5/25/2017. By Tiffany Stecker - The House swiftly passed a bill designed to ease regulatory requirements for farmers and public health officials who spray pesticides over water bodies, putting it on track to reverse a 2009 court opinion that has angered the pest control community for years. But the bill’s Senate prospects remain uncertain.
|Apply Now for August Armed to Farm Training in Maine|
National Center for Appropriate Technology - 5/25/2017. The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is partnering with United Farmer Veterans of Maine (UFVME) to bring its Armed to Farm (ATF) training to the Northeast. Veterans who want to attend the week-long training in Bangor, Maine, can apply online now.