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Farmageddon Screening in Nantucket Raises $2,000 for The Center for Food Safety

Farmageddon Screening in Nantucket Raises $2,000 for The Center for Food Safety

Between ticket sales and donations, we raised just under $2,000 for The Center for Food Safety this past weekend at a screening of the movie Farmageddon in Nantucket. For those who were not on the island, it was an absolutely gorgeous day and pulling people off of the beach to attend a 4PM showing was […]

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Between ticket sales and donations, we raised just under $2,000 for The Center for Food Safety this past weekend at a screening of the movie Farmageddon in Nantucket.

For those who were not on the island, it was an absolutely gorgeous day and pulling people off of the beach to attend a 4PM showing was not the easiest thing to do.

Nevertheless, it was a great and very engaged crowd.

After the movie, Kristin Canty (above), the filmmaker, and I did a Q/A. Below is a recap of some of the major things that were discussed.

Q: What has happened since the movie was released a few months ago? Read more »


The $30 Million Propaganda War Begins

The $30 Million Propaganda War Begins

Get ready America. Starting this fall, you are about to see a massive propaganda war hitting all forms of multimedia. The Financial Times reported (free registration may be required) that a new organization called the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance will be spending $30M a year to “clarify perceptions about how industrial farmers treat animals […]

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Get ready America.

Starting this fall, you are about to see a massive propaganda war hitting all forms of multimedia.

The Financial Times reported (free registration may be required) that a new organization called the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance will be spending $30M a year to “clarify perceptions about how industrial farmers treat animals and and the impact of hormones and antibiotics on the food that they eat.”

In the article, Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, said that “consumers are confused. There is a huge knowledge gap out there and we want people to know that farmers and ranchers are committed to providing healthy choices.”

Unfortunately, the only huge knowledge gap is that more of America does not know about the incredible abuse going on at the Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Animals are treated in the worst imaginable conditions and are given antibiotics because farm (factory) owners know that the animals will get sick by walking around in their own feces all day. Read more »


Panel Discussion of Farmageddon and Why This Organic Food Movie Will be Very Influential

Panel Discussion of Farmageddon and Why This Organic Food Movie Will be Very Influential

A week ago I posted a trailer and review of the organic food movie Farmageddon, and last night I participated in a discussion of the movie at Jimmy’s No. 43 in New York City’s East Village. Also on the panel with me (from left to right) were Kristin Canty, the filmmaker of Farmageddon, Angela Davis […]

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A week ago I posted a trailer and review of the organic food movie Farmageddon, and last night I participated in a discussion of the movie at Jimmy’s No. 43 in New York City’s East Village.

Also on the panel with me (from left to right) were Kristin Canty, the filmmaker of Farmageddon, Angela Davis of Just Food and the Weston A. Price Foundation – Brooklyn chapter, and Sarma Melngailis, Owner of Pure Food and Wine Restaurant.

MAIN POINTS OF DISCUSSION

There were three main points that were discussed. Read more »


The GMO Film Project is Raising Money on Kickstarter and is it ESSENTIAL That We Help Get This Movie Funded

The GMO Film Project is Raising Money on Kickstarter and is it ESSENTIAL That We Help Get This Movie Funded

When I saw the first few minutes of the trailer for the GMO Film Project, I said to myself “This is the real problem we have. A majority of the people in our country have absolutely no idea what GMOs are.” The GMO Film Project is attempting to address this issue by producing a documentary […]

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When I saw the first few minutes of the trailer for the GMO Film Project, I said to myself “This is the real problem we have. A majority of the people in our country have absolutely no idea what GMOs are.”

The GMO Film Project is attempting to address this issue by producing a documentary that will educate the masses on exactly what genetically-modified food is and showing that it is not too late take back control of our food system.

The people behind the GMO Film Project also produced the award-winning movie DIVE and have signed up organic industry figures such as Jeffrey Smith, the leading GMO authority in this country, and Robyn O’Brien, author of the spectacular book The Unhealthy Truth and founder of AllergyKids, to the film’s board of advisors. Read more »


Farmageddon: A Food Documentary That Should Serve as a Wake-Up Call to All Americans

Farmageddon: A Food Documentary That Should Serve as a Wake-Up Call to All Americans

Last night, I went to go see the documentary Farmageddon, a movie that I had been hearing about for the last few months. Farmageddon highlights the USDA’s brutal crackdown on farmers selling raw milk and how the agency’s heavy-handed, corrupt and politically-motivated ways have destroyed the lives of small, organic farmers trying to do the […]

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Last night, I went to go see the documentary Farmageddon, a movie that I had been hearing about for the last few months.

Farmageddon highlights the USDA’s brutal crackdown on farmers selling raw milk and how the agency’s heavy-handed, corrupt and politically-motivated ways have destroyed the lives of small, organic farmers trying to do the right thing.

The objective of the movie is not to promote raw milk, however. The objective of the movie is to get people to wake up and to start demanding change. Read more »


Queen of The Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? – A Movie We All Need to See

Queen of The Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? - A Movie We All Need to See

While I spend a lot of time here talking about the importance of eating organic food for our health, the subject of bees does not get nearly enough attention. For those who are unaware, we are facing a very serious crisis with the disappearance of bees in our world, often referred to as colony collapse […]

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While I spend a lot of time here talking about the importance of eating organic food for our health, the subject of bees does not get nearly enough attention.

For those who are unaware, we are facing a very serious crisis with the disappearance of bees in our world, often referred to as colony collapse disorder.

In this fantastic documentary called Queen of the Sun, we learn first-hand why bees are so essential to our existence, what are the probable causes of their disappearance and how the EPA is exacerbating the problem by continuing to allow dangerous pesticides, which are severely harming the bees. Read more »


Forks Over Knives – Screening Tonight in NYC

Forks Over Knives - Screening Tonight in NYC

Tonight in NYC, I will be going to a screening of the documentary Forks Over Knives, which is being presented in conjunction with Whole Foods. For those who do not know much about this film, Forks Over Knives highlights the tremendous health epidemic we have in the U.S. and uses The China Study as evidence […]

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Tonight in NYC, I will be going to a screening of the documentary Forks Over Knives, which is being presented in conjunction with Whole Foods.

For those who do not know much about this film, Forks Over Knives highlights the tremendous health epidemic we have in the U.S. and uses The China Study as evidence that an animal-foods based diet is the reason for the tremendous sickness that we face.

The fact that Whole Foods is presenting this film is not a surprise in the least. Last year, I wrote a post which said that Whole Foods was encouraging people “to reduce or eliminate” animal-based foods.

Initially, I found this rather perplexing given that animal-based products contribute a significant percentage to their sales.

Whether you believe an animal-based diet is responsible for our health problems or not, it is irrefutable that we are a sick country and something needs to be done.