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Angela, Fair Trade Coffee FarmerTake Action: Tell Dunkin’ to Support Coffee Farmers

Dunkin' Donuts is the largest retailer of coffee by the cup in America, and many fair trade coffee farmers depend on selling to Dunkin'. Tell Dunkin' not to turn its back on the farmers.

Ask for predatory payday loans to be regulatedTake Action: End Predatory Payday Loans

Payday lending has become big business on the backs of people struggling economically and is now a $46 billion financial industry. Tell the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to regulate these loans.

9 Must-Haves for Every Green Grower9 Must-Haves for Every Green Grower

Summer sun means outdoor fun! Keep your yard green and your garden lush with these must-have products from great green businesses, certified by Green America to be good for people and the planet.

Stop GE wheat - the final frontierTake Action: Stop GE Wheat

Wheat is in everything. We must tell wheat growers and sellers that we don't want GE wheat. We must protect the final frontier before it's too late.

Is organic really better?Is Organic Really Better?

 

Organic food continues to grow in popularity, but is it really better for people and the planet? We explore the pros and cons of the USDA organic standards.

urban gardener - Garden GirlUrban Gardening Made Easy

 

With just a little patch of earth, it’s easier than you think to grow food yourself, even if you live in the city.




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