The great American writer, thinker and farmer Wendell Berry recently said, “You can’t be a critic by simply being a griper . . . One has also to . . . search out the examples of good work.”
Mark Bittman has done just that in his Opinionator Column in March 22’s New York Times. Read Six Good Things about the American Food Movement here.
But it wouldn’t be a Bag It blog post without a call to action, so check out a way to ensure more good things on the horizon:
The Organic Consumers Association is organizing a “Million Against Monsanto” campaign. The goal is to enroll 2,300 supporters in each of 435 local chapters (one for every congressional district) by World Food Day on Oct. 16 to assert “our right to know , and choose what’s in our food.” GMOs and CAFOs are the primary concern; here’s the text of their petition.
Read more on Mark Bittman’s Blog.