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NYC: Protestors Come Out Against Monsanto

Farmers get their day in court
Jan 31, 2012 1:01 pm

If you happened to be walking around Lower Manhattan this morning, you might have noticed the anti-Monsanto chants echoing from Foley Square. In a protesting trifecta, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Big Food, and Food Democracy Now joined forces to support family farmers as the first phase of their federal court case against food industry giant Monsanto.

Occupy Big Food Marches 'Zucchini Park'

Occupy Wall Street's food-focused cousin
Nov 21, 2011 2:01 pm

Saturday’s chilly, but sunny, weather proved much more conducive to the Occupy Big Food protest. The last was postponed due to crappy weather. A group of about 50 gathered at the big red cube opposite Zuccotti Park carrying signs with messages like “Lettuce beet the system.”

Occupy Against Big Food Rescheduled

Yesterday's big storm stymied a protest
Oct 30, 2011 12:01 pm

Unfortunately, the weather proved too much for the "Occupy Against Big Food" protest scheduled to take place yesterday at Zuccoti Park. The park was drenched and eerily quiet,  a blanket of blue tarp covering much of the area. While a parade of people shouting "Occupy Wall Street, all day all night!" gathered at the entrance, I could find no evidence of a food protest. 

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