National Family Farm Coalition Pres signs 7.5 Mill Petition
National Family Farm Coalition President, Ben F. Burkett, signed the '7.5 Million + 2 Petition July 5, 2012 in San Diego.
Date: 7/6/2012 1:24:04 AM ( 10 mon ) ... viewed 470 times
I want to thank the international leaders of are in San Diego July 2-10, for inspiring us to bring National Family Farm Coalition President, Ben F. Burkett,
a farmer in Mississippi to San Diego.
The work of Ben is part of the Grassroots international.
Ben signed on to the 7.5 Million + 2 Petition, that aims to help Co-Creat the Largest Grassroots Movement in California History. The goal will be not only to inspire victory November 6, for the Right to Know Label GMOs 2012 Ballot Initiative but get more than 1 million of us fired up to literately Grow a Healthier Pizza.
Grow a Healthier Pizza is the Rally Cry of the 7.5 Million + 2 Petition.
Please go to these links to Sign and hopefully to get the Message.
National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC)
Food Sovereignty Explained in Simple Language in Booklet
-- Food Freedom or NAFTA on Steroids?
-- Meet Ben Burkett, President of the National Family Farm Coalition
-- The Significance of Food Sovereignty and Food Justice
When: Friday, July 6, 6:30–8:30 pm
Ben F. Burkett is president of the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) in the U.S., and a cooperative-marketing-specialist member of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund. Ben is a former Indian Springs manager of 16 years and current director of the Mississippi Association of Cooperatives, the local arm of The Federation of Southern Cooperatives. Ben is a farmer and community activist. He is a board member of the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC).
Ben represents the NFFC on the Via Campesina Food Sovereignty Comission. La Via Campesina is the international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world. It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity. It strongly opposes corporate driven agriculture and transnational companies that are destroying people and nature. La Via Campesina comprises about 150 local and national organizations in 70 countries from Africa, Asia,
Europe and the Americas. Altogether, it represents about 200 million farmers. It is an autonomous, pluralist and multicultural movement, independent from any political, economic or other type of affiliation.
Event sponsored by: Coalition to STOP TPP -- http://www.stoptpp.org
TODAY IS JULY 5, 2012
It is 55 Days before I leave on a Caravan for the National Heirloom Expo, September 1-10, 2012. November 6, election day is about two months after the National Heirloom Expo, September 11-12-13, 2012. It is 9:51 am. 90 have signed the 7.5 Million + 2 Petition. There are now 18 who have liked the Caravan on Facebook. I have on Leslie Goldman Your Enchanted Gardener, My Public Site.
This morning, I wrote this comment on the Labelgmos.org site.
Help Build the Greatest Grass Roots Movement in California History
Saw your note on the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Food. Wanted to communicate with you through this facebook page as well. I am Co-Creating now the Greatest Grass Roots Movement in California History in support of the Right to Know, Label GMOs. You are invited to sign this Petition on Change. Org.
POSTED BY LESLIE GOLDMAN 37PC ON JULY 05, 2012 ·
I write everyday on the Plant Your Dream Blog. I have started the '7.5 Million + 2 Petition' on Change. org. I want to be part of the Greatest Grass Roots Movement In California History that says, "Grow a Healthier Pizza!" To 'Plant Your Dream," we each need to be guaranteed we are getting healthy food. For me, this means, Label GMO's because I have a Right to Know and a Right to Choose what I am eating. I am committed to help you Win Back Our Sacred Seeds. One Leg of this Journey is the Caravan, September 1-10, 2012 to the National Heirloom Expo, September 11-12-13, 2012 in Santa Rosa, California.
Your Enchanted Gardener
Plant Your Dream Blog
SIGN THE '7.5 MILLION + 2 PETITION'* HERE
7.5 MILLION + 2 CALIFORNIANS WILL VOTE YES TO LABEL GMOs
* '7.5 MILLION + 2 People voting yes is the projected Number we will need to win this based on The California number of Registered voters, 15 million. We need a simple majority + a couple for our projected victory.
SUPPORT THE JOURNEY TO WIN BACK OUR SACRED SEEDS & THE CARAVAN ON FACEBOOK HERE
PLEDGE TO DO SOMETHING EVERY DAY TO WIN THIS
DIALOGUE ON SCIENCE, ETHICS, AND FOOD ON FACEBOOK
LESLIE GOLDMAN, YOUR ENCHANTED GARDENER ON FACEBOOK
Public Site to Like
FRIEND OF THE FARM SAN DIEGO FACEBOOK
Many Blessings on your work,
Your Enchanted Gardener
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