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Gutsy Grandmother who started Prop 37 at the Grange

Pamm Larry, farmer, midwife, businesswoman and a gutsy grandmother of three was so distraught about our modern day food system that she quit her day job and spent her time educating herself on GMOs and how to apply for a ballot initiative. Next, she searched out her team and went straight to the state capital to painstakingly navigate through the bureaucratic muddle of tedious paperwork necessary to put an initiative on the California ballot. Pamm is speaking at the Grange in Yelm on Tuesday Sept 17th from 6:00 -7:00 p.m – Free Meet & Greet for Yelm Cooperative members 7:00 … Continue reading…

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GMO Speaker Howard Vlieger at the Grange

Feisty Iowa Farmer Explains Genertically Modified Organisms A third generation family farmer and “student of the soil,” Howard is a crop nutrition advisor, and has founded two companies to help farmers reduce their dependency on chemical based farming. Howard will be at the Yelm Grange, next to the Yelm Food Co-op (308 Yelm Ave East, Yelm, WA 98597), on Sept. 12 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m From 7:00 – 7:30 there will be a Yelm Cooperative Members-Only Meet & Greet with Howard. At 7:30, the evening will be open to all Yelm Food Co-op members and the general public. Donations are … Continue reading…

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I-522 GMO Labeling – Meet Pamm Larry

Not sure what to think about the I-522 GMO labeling issue? Listen to the lady who started Proposition 37 in California – you'll end up having a better idea then. The Community Food Education Program committee is hoping to have her here in mid-September to talk to us about how important this issue really is. Stay tuned for details! 987zzz321

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Learn about 1-522 from top speakers in Yelm

I-522 is the initiative on the ballot in WA State in November. A “yes” vote would give Washington shoppers more information about what’s in the food they eat and feed their families. Under this initiative, genetically engineered foods, including corn or soy, or foods with genetically engineered ingredients like chips, cold cereals, soft drinks, and candy would be required to be labeled noting that the food or processed food has been genetically engineered. Labeling genetically engineered foods would give shoppers more control over their shopping decisions. Just like you have the right to know the nutritional content of your breakfast … Continue reading…

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