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Farming into the Future in Sonoma County
As we head toward making a decision on whether to allow GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) into our agricultural landscape, we are impacting the future of agriculture AND our economy. Opening or closing the door to GMO food crops, in a way that will impact all crops grown in Sonoma County, will define what can and cannot be grown here since genetically modified plants spread seed and pollen far beyond the fence that contains them.Read: Farming into the Future in Sonoma County
Affordable Farmworker Housing comes to Sonoma County
Ortiz Family Plaza will help fill critical need for affordable home
There was a time when farmworker housing was a shack provided by an employer with no insulation, no plumbing and no electricity. People were separated from their families, coming to the U.S. to work the fields then send money home to their families. Long hours in the hot sun, no health care, no benefits and less than humane conditions were the norm.Read: Affordable Farmworker Housing comes to Sonoma County
2015 Small Shops of Sonoma County Guide to Local Business
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