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Critical Food Safety Vote in less than 24 hours!

We urge everyone out there who has not already contacted our Senators to please do fist thing in the morning! The future of small family farms and local food is at stake! On Nov. 17, the Senate is finally set to vote on the controversial bill (s.510), and small-scale and organic farmers urgently need two important amendments so the new regulations don’t place huge financial burdens on small farmers. Without these two important amendments — currently opposed by all the big names in agribusiness — small farmers will not be protected from inappropriate regulations meant to curtail the largest and most likely culprits of food safety outbreaks in the U.S.: giant, consolidated agribusinesses and their massive processing partners. Senator Harry Reid contact number: (202) 224-3542; Senator John Ensign contact number: (202) 224-6244

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GBCFC Fall 2010 Newsletter

The Great Basin Community Food Co-op Community Newsletter (Fall 2010). The fall newsletter is here! This newsletter’s issue includes: an update on the Co-op move (new store location), new products at the Co-op, Thanksgiving recipes, Lacto-fermentation, committee updates (e.g. suggestion box, local food committee activity, outreach, etc.), member loan drive, fall seedling sale photos, member thoughts/poems and more!

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GBCFC to Co-Panel at Green Summit

Updated (Post-Event): See some photos of this session at the 2010 Green Summit! GBCFC co-founders , Amber and Nicole Sallaberry, have been selected to be a part of this year’s Green Summit panel on Thursday, June 17, alongside, Josie Luciano from Urban Roots Garden Classrooms . Session will be moderated by Lynell Garfield , City of Reno . The panel will provide an overview of food co-operatives and community development: economic, health […]

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