Empowering community farmers to be the catalyst for change in sustainable agriculture

June 6, 2018 by  
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Why Whole Foods is Supporting Hershey (and Child Slave Labor and Unfair Labor Standards)

September 15, 2012 by  
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In August Forty-one consumer-owned grocer cooperatives and natural food retailers released an open letter to Hershey Company. The letter–which essentially asks the organization to end child slave labor on cocoa farms and fully commit to ethically sourced cocoa made under fair labor standards—has one noticeably absent signature: Whole Foods. As one of the very biggest retailers of organic and fairly traded products, Whole Foods refusal to sign is a big deal—read more to find out why they won’t participate. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: child slave labor , consumer-owned grocer cooperatives , ethical treatment of children , ethically sourced cocoa , Fair labor standards , fairly traded products , Hershey , Inhabitots , Ivory coast child labor conditions , natural food retailers , whole foods

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Energy Dept Releases Fracking Recommendations – New Yorkers Split On Supporting Shale Gas

August 11, 2011 by  
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photo: Marcellus Protest / CC BY As expected, the DoE has announced its recommendations on what to do about the safety and environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, more commonly and colloquially known as fracking

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