Water, The Blood of the Earth / Monsanto Pays Percy Schmeiser

20 Mar 2008 |
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Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians believes water is the greatest ecological and human rights crisis of our time. Deconstructing Dinner recorded her speech in March 2008. We also hear from Farmer Percy Schmeiser and an exclusive interview recorded only moments after Monsanto paid him for the damages their genetically engineered canola inflicted upon his farm.

Peak Moment: Mendocino Renegade

24 Jan 2008 | |
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Els Cooperrider is an energetic lady. She co-founded the Mendocino Organic Network, which began an organic peer-certification service for local growers. Their Mendocino Renegade label means products are "beyond organic" and local. She also led Mendocino to become the first U.S. county to be GMO-free -- genetically-modified organisms cannot be grown there. Her eatery, Ukiah Brewing Co. & Restaurant, is America'sfirst certified organic brew pub, which serves seasonal local ingredients. Episode 93.


Deconstructing Dinner: The Colonization of the Canadian Farmer: Saskatchewan Farmers vs. Monsanto/Bayer

04 Jan 2008 |
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If you were told, that organic farmers are giving up growing organic crops, would you be concerned? The Saskatchewan Organic Directorate has since 2002 been seeking compensation for the damages caused by the property owned by American-based Monsanto and Germany's Bayer.


Lifeboat Show: The Importance of Saving the Right Seeds

21 Apr 2006 |
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Master gardener/master composter Jerri Cook, writes for Countryside Magazine. For those of you unfamiliar with all that Monsanto has been up to, this is a must listen. For those of you who already know, please check out this update. Seed saving has never been more important. We'll tell you why.

Invisible Giant

Deconstructing Dinner: Agri-Business Exposed I (Cargill Part I)

08 Feb 2007 |
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The Agri-Business Exposed Series on Deconstructing Dinner will explore the major agricultural companies whose names are rarely heard by the eating public. Part I and II of the series will take a look at agricultural giant Cargill.

CBC Radio on GM foods and agriculture

14 Nov 2004 |
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CBC Radio in Canada covers the European import of genetically modified crops and carbon credits for no-till farming.
Miguel Altieri

Miguel Altieri on industrial agriculture and agroecology

10 Sep 2004 |
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Miguel Altieri, Professor, Division of Insect Biology at Berkeley University and leader of the Agroecology Project talks to GPM about many different aspects of agriculture and food security: the green revolutions, land reform, biotechnology, agroecology and much more.
Percy Schmeiser

Percy Schmeiser

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"I never put those plants on my land," says Schmeiser. "The question is, where do Monsanto's rights end and mine begin?"
Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

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Author of Seeds of Deception
Percy Schmeiser

Percy Schmeiser lectures at CHFA Expo West

31 Dec 1969
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I’m a grandfather, and we have to be concerned with the food we’re feeding to our children and our grandchildren. That’s why it’s so important we should work hard for labeling even in our country. Forty countries of the world have labeling. We don’t. We don’t know what we’re feeding to our children and grandchildren.