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By lending their voice to our regulatory and watchdog efforts, consumers can stay engaged in the threats to our food system that warrant our collective attention and vigilance. Common Dreams only exists because of readers like you. They detail how, for over a decade, the USDA has looked the other way as the U.S. became a dumping ground for imports of fraudulent organic corn, soybeans, and other commodities. Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm, Seniors 60+ & Others At-Risk Shopping Hours: Each time we gather at the table and give thanks to our farmers, we are reminded of what’s at stake. Consistently voted Eugene's Favorite Burger for several years in a row running, Cornucopia is a local Eugene favorite with three unique locations serving the best in locally-sourced modern pub fare and craft beverages. People desperately need information they can trust. “I said yes, without hesitation,” he wrote, “because I believed I could help support the Cornucopia team in growing the organization to become a more effective leader in the movement to build a healthier farm and food economy. In addition to our fraudulent organic grain work, we will continue to shine a light on the authentic organic farmers who steward the soil. The Cornucopia Institute, co-founded by Mark Kastel and Will Fantle, engages in "educational activities supporting the ecological principles and economic wisdom underlying sustainable and organic agriculture. Welcome to Cornucopia! Cornucopia Institute: Supporting a more sustainable, just food system requires access to credible information. 17th Street Cornucopia offers a neighborhood feel with a large outdoor beer garden and sidewalk seating. Instead, we rely on readers like you, to provide the "people power" that fuels our work. 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Such a worthy goal to reach new levels of effectiveness in education and influence on sound healthy sustainable food policy! To remain an independent news source, we do not advertise, sell subscriptions or accept corporate contributions. Stay tuned for our eagerly awaited Organic Poultry Report and Scorecard, coming in mid-December. USDA-Backed “Factory Farm” Takeover of Organic Milk Production Crushing Family-Scale Farmers and Forcing Them Out of Business, Sick Cows/Sick People – The Grassfed Antidote, Organic Industry Watchdog Lobbies for Stricter Regulations Governing Imports, Massive Fraud in Organic Grain Imports Uncovered, Organic Industry Watchdog Wins Major Antitrust Victory, Fighting Among Corporate Organic Factions Places Organic Animal Welfare in Limbo / Trump Administration to Decide the Fate, Industry Watchdog: USDA Allowing Illegal “Organic” Produce Production, Amid Controversy, Secrecy, and Lawsuits, 5,000 Organic Stakeholders Calling for New Management at USDA National Organic Program, Triclosan Banned by FDA from Soaps but Still OK in Toothpaste, Another Farm Aid Misstep: Partering with Corporate Agribusiness While Purporting to Support Family Farmers. (It’s not enough to know where her food comes from, Cindy pointed out. Harvest Market’s commitment to a more just and sustainable food system naturally lends itself to our support of The Cornucopia Institute. Cornucopia Institute: Cornucopia recently welcomed Jonathan Rosenthal, former co-founder of Equal Exchange, to the role of Interim Executive Director. Can you donate at this critical moment and support our mission to inform, inspire, and ignite change for the common good? The Cornucopia Institute, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit farm policy research group, is dedicated to the fight for economic justice for the family-scale farming community. Dear Common Dreams Readers:Common Dreams is the one news source that cares about making the world a better place. Cornucopia visited Cindy and her self-sufficient farm earlier this fall, as the herd of Jersey cows grazed on certified organic pasture and held onto the last of the season’s warm weather. This page was last edited on 20 May 2014, at 22:51. Cornucopia Institute: Our policy staff continues to be at the forefront of the investigation into organic grain fraud. We don’t just transcribe the events of the day, checking our values at the door. The focus expanded as the organization took on the role of a farm policy research group addressing every type of organic farming. Cornucopia Institute: Many farmers are hurting after the wettest season in more than a century. NEW PRODUCTS Our Perishables Buyer, Brody, Order your Thanksgiving Turkey today. Harvest Market: Tell us about your recent accomplishments. Cornucopia Institute: Small farms lack the marketing budgets of their industrial agricultural competitors, which have their eyes on the organic market. Thank you. Box 443Portland, ME 04112-0443USA, Common Dreams is a small nonprofit with a big mission. (Is that chicken truly organic or is the smiling farmer on the packaging a work of fiction created by a skilled graphic designer?) 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