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My Turn: A lifelong Alaskan's vision for creating a sustainable Alaskan economy

...agro business. Build small gas lines to as many rural areas as possible. Encourage Alaska's agro business to grow organic food from natural seeds; not GMO seeds. Genetically Modified Organisms will increase our health problems and cost...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-05/my-turn-lifelong-alaskans-vision-crea
Opinion
Legislative roundup

...phone, fax or other means. Vote - Yeas: 20; Nays: 0 Sen. Kim Elton (D) - Yea Organic food (passed house): House Bill 226 relates to the sale of organic foods Vote - Yeas: 33; Nays: 0 Rep. Beth Kerttula (D) - Yea Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051103/sta_legroundup.shtml
News
New tougher and greener grasses for a wider world

...presented with moss control, or as weed and feed, or winterizer, or with insect control or with crabgrass preventer or organic foods derived from poultry feathers or fish waste. Brand names proliferate. Every region has its favorite and as new conglomerates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102302/nei_gardening.shtml
Neighbors
New audio books on CD at public libraries

...is through food and its production and selection. Pollan writes about the influences of industrial farming and the organic foods movement on the array of foods available to us, and the pleasures and limitations of hunting, gathering, and growing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122206/boo_20061222012.shtml
Books
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for seafood. Only recently has the notion of organic foods migrated off land and into the water. Last...Agriculture Department is responsible for developing organic food standards under the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. The aim of the act...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041800/Biz_salmon.shtml
A new crop of farmers

...think a lot of it is women are getting into a lot of smaller, specialty farms," she adds. "The trend is toward organic foods and, my perception is, women are really fulfilling a need. There are certainly women who are running the larger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/043006/cb_20060430003.shtml
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My Turn: Alaska salmon deserve organic label

...These guidelines could be applied to Alaska's fish. Alaska policy makers respect stringent standards for certifying organic foods and do not wish to tamper with their integrity. Instead, we encourage the NOSB to consider concerns about aquatic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070301/Ope_myturn.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Who is really behind the Hudson Institute?

...was billed as an "expose" of organic foods. In his report Mr. Stossel cited...falsified studies purporting to show organic foods were contaminated with E. coli...time to someone representing the organic foods industry. Failing that, you...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071701/opE_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Bananas: A constant in the ever-changing produce aisle

...to a recent report from the Copenhagen Zoo. The zoo instituted a program recently to begin feeding its animals more organic foods, including bananas. According to zoo-keeper Niels Melchiorsen: "The chimpanzees are able to tell the difference...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022307/nei_20070223003.shtml
Neighbors
Stevens calls for summit to combat fish farms

...100 million in that time for relief. Stevens said he will work on measures to allow wild salmon to be considered organic food and to label farm-raised and foreign salmon in supermarkets. Stevens said he has also initiated a new pilot program...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012302/sta_fishfarms.shtml
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