Monthly archives: January, 2015

Chipotle suspends pork supplier on animal welfare standards; stops serving pork at some outlets

Need more info, but this is likely a ploy to justify their buying much cheaper commodity pork from a company like Smithfield, a Chinese co. MC Chipotle suspends pork supplier on animal welfare standards; stops serving pork at some outlets By Rita Jane Gabbett on 1/14/2015 Fast Mexican food chain Chipotle has suspended a large



The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology

The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology (Hardcover) By Douglas E. Christie "There are no unsacred places," the poet Wendell Berry has written. "There are only sacred places and desecrated places." What might it mean to behold the world with such depth and feeling that it is no longer possible to



Subsidizing Industrial Ag in Kansas – Taxpayers provide housing for low paid farm workers

We’ve given the industrial ag operations our water, allowed them to rape the land, gut our communities, and now we celebrate the opportunity to provide their low-paid refugee workers housing… Mike Callicrate Ranch Foods Direct 2901 N. El Paso Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719-473-2306 www.MikeCallicrate.com http://Nobull.MikeCallicrate.com/Subscribe/



Farmers and eaters lose, corporate money wins in budget deal

Farmers and eaters lose, corporate money wins in budget deal Posted December 11, 2014 by Ben Lilliston AgricultureFinanceMarketsAgribusiness Used under creative commons license from 91223108@N02. The amazingly terrible new spending agreement reached by the House and Senate this week illustrates the heavy price we all pay for a government increasingly influenced by big corporate and



Brother David Andrews, 1944-2015

Brother David Andrews, 1944-2015 01/08/2015 A Catholic brother who spoke truth to “the powerful and the short-sighted profit-makers” will be remembered for his work bridging advocacy and religious communities. “Brother Dave” led the National Catholic Rural Life organization and helped found the Organization for Competitive Markets. By Tim Marema Brother David Andrews David Andrews, a



Face Certification – “People don’t need to read a piece of paper or a certificate to judge what produce they’re buying…”

Mike Callicrate Ranch Foods Direct 2901 N. El Paso Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719-473-2306 www.MikeCallicrate.com http://Nobull.MikeCallicrate.com/Subscribe/



OCM – 2015 State of Ag and Food – What can we do?

We’re in an epic battle for control of our food supply



10 biblical truths about animals, By Barrett Duke

10 biblical truths about animals By Barrett Duke Jan 5, 2015 Barrett Duke has served in the ERLC’s Washington office as Vice President for Public Policy and Research since 2003. He came to the ERLC’s Nashville office in 1997 after serving as founding pastor of a church in Colorado. Barrett holds a BA from Criswell



GMO Without Regulation — Scientists Alter Crops With Techniques Outside Regulators’ Scope

Good morning, Mike A few years ago I had a discussion about GMO’s with a friend who believed that the GMO process was just natural selection sped up. This time my friend may be right. This new technology may be thought of as speeding up natural selection . . . provided natural selection found the