Jun

06

An Evening with Carey Gillam: Author of “Whitewash”

Please join Pesticide Action Network for an evening of conversation with veteran journalist and author Carey Gillam to talk about her new book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. Whitewash documents Monsanto’s aggressive efforts to establish, promote and protect their RoundUp Ready seed and pesticide empire. Through investigative […]

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Jul

27

The Buzz on MN Pollinators

During the 2017 Minnesota legislative session, CURE and our partners fought hard to keep pollinator protections on the radar.  Even though legislative leadership worked to kill the pollinator provisions early in the session, pollinators and pesticides stayed in the mix until the end.  The Department of Ag, Governor Dayton, and countless citizens that made their […]

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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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