Apr

08

CANCELED — Pollinators and More… Right In My Own Backyard

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LOW ATTENDANCE What: A workshop on pollinators When: Saturday, April 8 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Where: West Central Research and Outreach Center (Morris, MN) Cost: *CURE members $25 (includes lunch) *Non-members $35 (includes an introductory CURE membership and lunch) *Students $15 (includes an introductory CURE membership and […]

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Oct

04

Toxic Taters Week of Action

In 2009, McDonald’s made a promise to U.S. consumers because of the work of a small group of rural Minnesotans living around RD Offutt’s (RDO) potato fields.  McDonald’s promised to cut its use of pesticides on its French fries.   Seven years later little has changed in McDonald’s pesticide consumption.  Those rural Minnesotans are still sprayed […]

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Sep

27

EVENT: Kids on the frontline: An evening with Emily Marquez

Join us for an evening with Emily Marquez, Pesticide Action Network (PANNA) scientist, for a candid discussion regarding the “Kids on the Frontline” report. Rural children experience the same chemical exposures faced by children in communities across the country from pesticide residues on food and applications in schools, parks and home. They face additional exposures when […]

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Aug

31

Governor Dayton takes action to protect bees and other pollinators

Earlier this summer CURE co-sponsored the Minnesota stop of the Keep Hives Alive Tour at Moonstone Farm in Montevideo.  During the stop Minnesota beekeeper James Cook shared with us the risks posed to pollinators (both native and commercial) and food systems as a whole.  The tour took 2 million dead bees to the Environmental Protection […]

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Jun

30

Keep the Hives Alive Tour

Moonstone Farm in Montevideo was the backdrop for The Keep the Hives Alive Tour stop in Minnesota River Valley. CURE and partners hosted the event on the Richard Handeen-Audrey Arner farm where diversified, sustainable, and holistic farm management has taken shape as a result of decades of planning and strategic design. Pollinators find refuge on […]

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