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Tag: Agriculture

Fundraising for Food: New Demands in the New Decade

Are you an employee or board member of a nonprofit organization in Southeast Michigan providing "food" programs for your community? Looking for more ways to approach fundraising in 2010 and beyond? Join Building Movement Project Team Member, Kim Klein, for an information packed workshop hosted by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and NEW (Nonprofit Enterprise at Work) on April 21 in Detroit, MI. The session is ideally suited for suited for organizations with programs that feed the hungry, encourage good nutrition, teach about sustainable agriculture, or implement hunger-reducing initiatives. more

Kim Klein and the Commons: Who owns my seeds?

Do you know who owns most of the seeds in the US? Hint: It's not the farmers... As of this year, here in the United States, Monsanto – through acquisitions and cut-throat business practices – has cornered 90% of the soy, 65% of the corn, and 70% of the cotton markets, and has a rapidly growing presence in the fruit and vegetable markets...