27Sep 2017
Apples and agriculture

Small Family Farms Challenged by Big Ag, Big Food Systems We are all familiar with this mantra repeated by every politician: “Small business is the backbone of our economy.”  While it is a true statement, the mantra is mostly lip service when it comes to policies that consistently favor Big business.  Subsidies in the form […]

05Sep 2017
Toledo Ohio

Over 400,000 people and hundreds of businesses impacted by a single, large-scale Harmful Algal Bloom event in Lake Erie in 2014 led to a tap water ban advisory that spanned three counties in Ohio and one in Michigan. What was the economic cost?