The Cornucopia Institute has formally asked the USDA to review Ashley Swaffar’s appointment to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), contending she does not meet the legal qualifications for the position. Cornucopia’s request to the USDA states that the new NOSB member, a full-time employee of an agribusiness involved in organic food production, neither owns nor operates an organic farm and should not hold the farmer position on the NOSB.
In part two of this five-part series, Lyn Fenwick shares a homesteader named Isaac's 19th century journal entries on love, including the observation of local beauties and his desire for a woman who enjoys reading.
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