Tag: genetically engineered

Thierry reflects on OUR 2011 GMO Symposium

Thierry Vrain of Innisfree Farm has graciously allowed us to post this piece he wrote after attending O.U.R. 2011 Insight Into GMOs Symposium. We really wanted to share this because Thierry is an extremely qualified local resource on the subject of food security. I recently went for a GMO symposium at the OUR Ecovillage in…
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December 11, 2011 0

A Food Secure Community

This post from on of our Sustainable Food Production Skillbuilder interns, Keith “Kirk” Schlesinger who has taken on food security on the village in a major way. (My nomination for “Villager of the Month” … hehe… imagine we actually had that.) As the time of the 2011 “Insight into GMOs” Symposium on 17-18 September fast…
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September 7, 2011 0

Dr. Huber’s cover letter to Secretary Vilsack

This update to the Dr. Huber research is the first thing I read this morning when I got into the office. Undeniably more evidence that the precautionary principle might be a valuable asset to our repertoire as stewards of the land…. This cover letter is provided to explain the reasoning and concerns that were conveyed…
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April 11, 2011 0

Does organic mean non-gmo?

Holy, what a day! So, my obsession with GMOs has started me talking to others on-site about their gmo questions, which led me to Trent who asked if Organic actually means non-gmo. Admittedly, I have been hiding from this one. The thought that there is no way to escape eating something I know very little…
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February 15, 2011 0

Movie Monday: Dr. Oz on GMOs

In my search to find a fairly basic overview of GMOs I have come to the conclusion that there is no unbiased information about GMO safety. I came to this conclusion in two basic ways: one, resources either focus on for or against GMOs, there is no governing body that is in between; and two,…
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February 7, 2011 0