Where You Shop Matters

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An excerpt from Concentration and Power in the Food System by Dr. Phil Howard Retailing is the closest link in the food chain to consumers. This structural position gives these firms a gatekeeper role, and thereby the potential to wield enormous power over both consumers and suppliers. Rigorous enforcement of US antitrust laws encouraged supermarket… Read more »

What the Grocery Industry Isn’t Telling You

An aisle at a grocery store with colorful products on the shelves

A Conversation with Dr. Phil Howard [This article was previously published in the summer issue of the Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter. Donate today to protect organic integrity and receive our fall issue in print.] Just a handful of companies control your food. Yes, even your organic food. Cornucopia’s director of advocacy and development, Rachel Zegerius,… Read more »

The Cultivator – Spring/Summer 2022

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The Spring/Summer 2022 Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly print newsletter, is off the press. This issue is the first to feature our new design! You’ll find the same great stories and updates, but with a cleaner look! Featuring independent journalism and stories you won’t read anywhere else, the Cultivator is mailed to supporters as a benefit of their gift…. Read more »