Newsletter Archive

The Cultivator – Winter 2014

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Winter 2014 Cultivator coverThe Winter 2014 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Download the PDF here.

In it you’ll find:

Cover story: Nonprofits Versus Agribusinesses (Again)

  • Yogurt: New Report Released
  • Feature: Aerial Images Expose Factory Farms
  • Kibble Me This: Is Your Pet’s Food Safe?
  • Commentary: FDA Releases New Food Safety Rules
  • News: GMO Losses and Wins
  • Call for Interns: 2015 Opportunities
  • Farmer Profile: Tribally Supported Ag

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The Cultivator – Fall 2014

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Fall 2014 Cultivator coverThe Fall 2014 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Download the PDF here.

In it you’ll find:

Cover story: Eye In the Sky: Cornucopia’s Aerial Photography Investigates Factory Farm Cheating

  • Another Bee-Friendly Burg
  • Commentary: 10 Years, 10,000 Members & 100,000 on Facebook
  • Memoir: My Road to Organics – “The Barefoot Cook,” Amanda Love
  • Feature: Protecting Organic Seed Integrity
  • News: NOSB Voting Scorecard Released
  • Building Bridges: The Strategy of NOSB Chair Jean Richardson
  • Nanomaterials in Organic Food?
  • Farmer Profile: Fizzle Flat Farm

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The Cultivator – Summer 2014

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Summer 2014 Cultivator coverThe Summer 2014 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Download the PDF here.

In it you’ll find:

Cover story: Turmoil Shakes NOSB Meeting in Texas: USDA Restricts Citizen Board’s Governance and Authority on Organic Standards

  • Good Eggs: Scorecard Update in the Works
  • Commentary: Walmarting Organics
  • Memoir: My Road to Organics – “The Barefoot Cook,” Amanda Love
  • Feature: NOSB Dissension, Decisions and Delays
  • News: Open Source Seed Initiative
  • New Policy Officers and Advisor Welcomed
  • Farmer Profile: Pleasant Hill Farm Read Full Article »

The Cultivator – Spring 2014

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Spring-2014-Cultivator-cover300The Spring 2014 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Download the PDF here.

In it you’ll find:

Cover story: Leaving a Sour Taste: Conventional “Yogurt” Masquerades as Health Food While Organic Keeps It Real

  • FDA Withdraws Controversial Food Safety Rules
  • Feature: The Insidious Effects of Monsanto’s Roundup
  • Commentary: Lessons Learned from GMO Labeling Losses at the State Ballot Box
  • News: WhiteWave Watch (Horizon and Silk)
  • Memoir: My Road to Organics – Co-op Nutrition Educator Goldie Caughlan
  • New Policy Staff Members Welcomed
  • Farmer Profile: Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese Dairy Read Full Article »

The Cultivator – Winter 2013

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

The Winter 2013 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Download the PDF here.

In it you’ll find:

Cover story: USDA Power Grab – National Organic Program Guts Synthetic Materials Decision-Making Process

  • Editorial: The Corporate Takeover of the Seed Industry
  • Feature: GE Crops – Why Scientists Are Worried
  • Interview: Inside Washington State’s GMO Vote – An Interview with I-522 Co-chair Trudy Bialic
  • Commentary: CSA in the USA – The Next Quarter Century
  • Memoir: My Road to Organics – Cedar Summit Farm Third-Generation Dairy
  • Farmer Profile: Fruition Seeds