Tag Archives: Biotech

Humboldt State hosts GMO Speaker Series

Humboldt State Hosts GMO Speaker Series  Humboldt State University and GMO Free Humboldt present the Genetically Modified Organism Fall Speaker Series Aug. 29, Sept. 5 and Sept. 12 on the HSU campus. Lectures are free and open to the public and will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Native American Forum, Room

Everyone Was Totally Persuaded By Our Awesome Pro-Biotechnology Column

If by totally persuaded we mean pointing out all the corporate stoogery, overfaith in science, ludicrousness & lies  Monsanto’s playbook Thank you for running your delightful parody pretending to oppose the proposed Humboldt County GMO ban. You even put Rollin Richmond’s name on it, he the consummate free-enterprise bureaucrat who probably hasn’t seen the inside

Everything You Think You Know About GMOs Is Probably Wrong

    Northcoast Co-op’s GMO policy is already stained by superstition – will it fall to foolish food fashion and commit its business to a scientifically indefensible, legally laughable and ultimately unenforceable crop ban? Everyone in Arcata seems to have an opinion about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), also known as genetically engineered (GE) food or biotech.

Member Linkage Report to the Northcoast Co-op Board, January 2014

Melanie Bettenhausen has been working with our Marketing, Membership and Merchandising team to determine the best way for the Board to support the proposed ordinance that would effectively ban the cultivation and production of GMO crops in Humboldt County. While everyone on our team is personally in support of it, there seems to be hesitancy

CAFF’s GMO Policy

The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) provided comments for the recent Co-op Board meeting regarding their stance on the GMO Crop Ban.  They are as follows: The Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) will be deciding whether to actively support the ban based on their members’ input. We hope to be moving on getting