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  • Today was a big day for big food.

    Judge Naomi Buchwald ruled that farmers could not sue seed giant Monsanto for the threat of transgenic seed contamination. At the same time, people from all over the world gathered to protest the consolidation, chemicalization and industrialization of our food system. The growing grassroots movement represents a sea change in people's relationship with food, our most intimate commodity. From guerilla gardening to the seed exchange at the New York Stock Exchange, people found creative ways to connect to food and feed each other.

    "Seeds," says Isaura Anduluz, are "the memory of life."

    The battle was lost. But the victory of people joining together and nourishing each other, that was won.
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