At the start of the year, it looked like Colorado's November ballot might overflow with citizen initiatives. That flood became a trickle; there will likely be only four to consider on November 4. But one of those, Initiative 48, which would require mandatory GMO labeling, could create plenty of cont ... More >>
Think fracking will make a lot of noise at the ballot box on November 4 -- and on TV and computer screens before that? Of all the initiatives vying for a place on the ballot, Initiative #48 could be the most controversial -- and expensive, with opponents (think Monsanto) prepared to fight, and fight ... More >>
Happy Fourth to everyone! This weekend will undoubtedly be filled with beers, BBQ, and fireworks but if your looking for more to do this weekend look no further. Here are several more events to help you celebrate this holiday weekend. See also: Lola unveils new logo and menu in changing LoHi
Foods in Colorado could get new labeling next year, now that the Colorado Supreme Court has approved the wording of Right To Know Colorado, an initiative to label genetically modified foods --commonly called GMOs -- on food packaging. Now supporters just need to collect enough signatures to get it o ... More >>
GMO (Genetically Modified Oppression)
Earlier this week, we posted about Denver's March Against Monsanto, a Saturday rally and festival protesting the corporation most closely associated with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs; see photos from the event below. Turns out, though, that a small handful of those present don't see anyt ... More >>
News broke this week that a professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands had created the world's first test-tube burger. Tasters gave the burger -- which was mixed with salt, egg powder, bread crumbs, beetroot juice and saffron for taste and visual enhancement -- a big "meh, it's okay." But ... More >>
In the early years Monsanto, the St. Louis biotech giant helped pioneer such leading chemicals as DDT, PCBs and Agent Orange. Unfortunately, these breakthroughs had a tendency to kill stuff. And the torrent of lawsuits that came from random killing put a crimp on long-term profitability. So Monsanto ... More >>
On November 6, Coloradans overwhelmingly approved Amendment 64, prompting Governor John Hickenlooper to note that the feds still consider pot illegal, so the state's residents shouldn't "break out the Cheetos or Goldfish" yet. But that same day, an Aspen resident took aim at Goldfish, filing a suit ... More >>
Late on November 6, after Coloradans had voted overwhelmingly to legalize recreational use of marijuana, Governor John Hickenlooper warned that given federal law, the state's residents shouldn't "break out the Cheetos or Goldfish too quickly." But that very day, as it turns out, another Coloradan ha ... More >>
Ziggy Marley's new album is called Wild and Free, which he thinks is particularly appropriate for the benefit concert he's playing this Saturday, January 21, to raise awareness and funds for GMO Free Boulder, an organization fighting to keep Boulder's public lands free of genetically modified seeds. ... More >>
"We, the citizens of Boulder County, in order to create a more perfect food system, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common need, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of a food system free from the influences of corporate power, and ensure publi ... More >>
What is it about Paonia? That scenic, green-leaning Western Slope haven of old hippies, envirojournalists and organic gardeners has produced yet another grim work of post-apocalyptic, steampunk sci-fi, set in a near-future devastated by climate change, genetically engineered plagues and human ... More >>
How much do you know about GMOs (genetically modified organisms)? From 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom Street, will host "Learn the Facts: Make Healthier Choices," a talk by Jeffrey M. Smith, author of Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette. The discussion is fre ... More >>
Sunday, January 28, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.
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