The Cornucopia Institute promotes economic justice for the family-scale farming community backing ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food. Join us: www.cornucopia.org #food #farming #agriculture #organic #sustainable
Prairie bird populations are falling in many Midwestern states, from ring-necked pheasants to horned larks to sparrows. Scientists now say insecticides are a primary culprit. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/06/first-bees-now-birds #birds #savethebees #humanhealth #food The Cornucopia Institute
Mother Earth News Magazine recognizes The Cornucopia Institute in their piece: "10 Environmental Nonprofit Organizations That Are Changing the World." Read more: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/06/10-environmental-nonprofit-organizations-changing-world
After years of predicting it would happen — and after years of having their suggestions largely ignored by companies, farmers and regulators — scientists have documented the rapid evolution of corn rootworms that are resistant to Bt corn. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/03/voracious-worm-evolves-eat-biotech-corn-engineered-kill The Cornucopia Institute #GMCorn #Corn #maize #GMOs #farming #food *Note this image is not an accurate depiction of the root worm or the GMO corn.