Organic Bytes #477

CAMPAIGN UPDATE Bee Proud!

Last week (April 9, 2015), Lowe’s announced it would begin phasing out neonics and working with growers to source alternatives. In Lowe’s own words:

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Food Rebel, Carbon Farmer
A third-generation farmer and food producer, Wick says he always believed he and his family were farming responsibly. Until they realized they weren’t.

NEW STUDY

‘Enormous Threat’

The report says that excessive nitrogen emissions are still alarmingly high in Germany, and that agriculture is the country’s largest source (60 percent) of nitrogen emissions.

https://www.organicconsumers.org/bytes/organic-bytes-466-ready-gmo-labels-hillary
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