Farming http://wyso.org en Lawsuit Questions Truth Of Kroger's "Simple Truth" Chicken Labels http://wyso.org/post/lawsuit-questions-truth-krogers-simple-truth-chicken-labels <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-1d201b16-7abc-04f4-9d35-6684bb9fd9a4"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.666666984558105px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A California-based lawsuit against Kroger could become a class action including shoppers in Ohio. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46521 at http://wyso.org Lawsuit Questions Truth Of Kroger's "Simple Truth" Chicken Labels Farm Bill Left Hanging in Congress http://wyso.org/post/farm-bill-left-hanging-congress <p>Remember the <a href="http://wyso.org/post/senator-portman-speaks-controversial-farm-bill-food-stamp-cuts" target="_blank">Farm Bill</a>? The omnibus law that funds <a href="http://wyso.org/post/changes-food-stamp-program-hit-ohioans" target="_blank">food stamps</a><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">, crop insurance, and a slew of farm subsidies? At midnight Monday, a nine-month extension of the latest version of that bill expired, which means for the moment, the law reverts to its 1949 version. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:06:42 +0000 Lewis Wallace 40059 at http://wyso.org Farm Bill Left Hanging in Congress Senator Portman Speaks on Controversial Farm Bill, Food Stamp Cuts http://wyso.org/post/senator-portman-speaks-controversial-farm-bill-food-stamp-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>U.S. Senator Rob Portman met with farmers in the Dayton area Wednesday to talk about the farm bill. The bill, which is up for renewal, subsidizes both agribusiness and food stamps.</p><p>The farmers want a new bill passed soon to protect crop insurance, a federally-subsidized program that helps farmers cope when nature destroys their crops. But Portman recently voted against the Senate version of the omnibus bill.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:26:32 +0000 Lewis Wallace 38748 at http://wyso.org Senator Portman Speaks on Controversial Farm Bill, Food Stamp Cuts Book Nook: Bootstrapper - from Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm, by Mardi Jo Link http://wyso.org/post/book-nook-bootstrapper-broke-badass-northern-michigan-farm-mardi-jo-link <p>Mardi Jo Link's marriage had fallen apart. She was determined to keep the rest of her life together for her three sons. This meant paying the bills, scrimping and economizing, and trying to obtain another mortgage on their acreage in northern Michigan. It wasn't going to be easy.</p><p>Link tells her story in her memoir "Bootstrapper - from Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm." Link was making a living as a freelancer writing in the genre known as "true crime." Her income was unpredictable.&nbsp; How could she find ways to conserve?</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:26:00 +0000 Vick Mickunas 36618 at http://wyso.org Book Nook: Bootstrapper - from Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm, by Mardi Jo Link Ohio Food and Farming Conference Draws Near http://wyso.org/post/ohio-food-and-farming-conference-draws-near <p>The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is a statewide, grassroots, nonprofit group that&nbsp; was founded in the late 90's.&nbsp; Farmers, gardeners, and folks who were thinking more about the foods they were&nbsp; eating began working together to create and promote a sustainable and healthful food and farming system.<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:13:18 +0000 Jerry Kenney 28858 at http://wyso.org