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  • On the job

    With less than a month under his belt as Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack has certainly been out-and-about. He’s been holding press conferences, making announcements, and giving interviews – I can’t remember a recent Ag secretary who has made such an effort to appear like [...]

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  • Real Wealth: Vandana Shiva at Oregon Tilth

    As one of the largest organic certifiers in the nation, Oregon Tilth runs a series of programs focused on education and advocacy for sustainable food systems. At the end of February (26-28), they will be presenting Organicology, a major organic foods conference, right here in [...]

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  • A glorious mess

    Last Monday, Slow Food Portland members had a chance to hear some of the stories from October’s Terra Madre conference, told by our local delegates. Their tales ranged from acerbically funny accounts of “lost-in-translation” experiences to more poignant stories of the cultures they encountered. A [...]

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