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Heartfelt Letter to the Farmers, Seed Growers and Farm Groups Whose Court Battle Was Dismissed Against Monsanto
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Anybody for Organics and Against Monsanto

Heartfelt Letter to the Farmers, Seed Growers and Farm Groups Whose Court Battle Was Dismissed Against Monsanto

    1. Ryan Mullins
    2. Petition by

      Ryan Mullins

      Glebe, Australia

This is an open (hearted) letter to the more than 300,000 organic farmers, seed growers, and members of farming and agricultural organizations (collectively “OSGTA”) challenging Monsanto’s patents on genetically modified seed, who today, after suffering through months of deliberation, tediousness and preparation, had their case against Monsanto dismissed by Judge Naomi Buchwald in Federal District Court in Manhattan. 

 

Please join us in sending a heartfelt thanks to our organic farmers battling Monsanto.

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Dear Farmers, Seed Growers and Farming Groups (OSGTA) Against Monsanto,

Today we also heard the bad news. We read of your case being thrown out by Judge Naomi Buchwald. We know the system is broken. And we know that you are trying, however desperately, to stitch a portion of democracy and justice back together again, with us. So, really, this is our case—sane America’s lawsuit. We are writing today to let you know that we feel the pain of today’s decision. We too are saddened and outraged. But our sadness will not last long as we hope yours too will lift soon, with your passion reinvigorated. Far from disengage and extinguish our hope, the decision by Judge Buchwald bolsters our determination, our urgency to do everything in our power to dismantle the Biotech monster machine.

With each blow to our justice, to our health, to our peace of mind, to our children’s future, we will grow stronger, more united, and determined. And with each subsequent act of corruption we will come thundering back to take back our lives, our wealth, which we believe can still be free. Count on it. It’s a promise from all of us to you, fellow farmers. And it’s our promise to Monsanto, the soulless politicians who enable them, and to all Big Business Bullies.

At this very hour know that we are organizing in large and small groups all across the country to rid ourselves of GMO. We are networking via the internet, telephone, over dinner and around campfires in every state. Like you, we are motivated by a deep care for life on Earth, for the future of our children and for nature itself. Know that we will continue to purchase and say grace over your organic products.

If the day comes when there is no more organic food, we will be here to mourn with you. But we will work hard with you so that no one ever has to see that day. Know that we are deeply grateful for your blood, sweat, and tears to grow food the way it was meant to be, to choose organics even though many times you could easily have turned and followed the way of selfishness, corruption, and convenience. Thank you for enduring the hassles with Biotech, for your efforts in and before trial. For this we honor you. For this, we, the American people and sane people all over the world, who are paying attention and who make the time for what matters most, will step up to a new level of activism, of participation in our future, for which you have worked so hard to protect. We honor you for growing our food the right way, without poisons, without fake fertilizers. We are indebted to you for our good health, for the peace of mind we still have, for a portion of the vitality that remains in Nature today. And we will be working side by side with you, in newfound solidarity, to return this good Earth to integrity.

Know that on this day we support you as we never have before. Let your pain and disappointment rest on all of our shoulders. We are holding you. We offer ourselves to this cause—in support of our trial, the people who rely on good farmers that have taken on the challenge to represent our hopes and fight for our dreams. Perhaps one day soon all Americans will file a class action suit for being poisoned and hoodwinked into engineered malevolence, and for Biotech’s usurping of the government. Maybe then this revolution will sprout the wings we need.

Until then, we will plant gardens. We will tell everyone we know the dangers of GMO foods. We will work extra hard, as you have, to stand in the face of adversity for justice and decency. We will be more prudent than ever not to purchase GMO foods at any cost. We will pass out flyers, we will educate and support one another, we will call the companies that carry GMO foods and demand otherwise. We will stand in the streets, in the parks, in the face of our corrupt system and demand no more GMO.

Like you, none of us wants to see the day when farming is foolhardy and but a farcical health risk. In the courtroom today our hearts broke with you. When you return to appeal, as you well should, know that all across this nation, all decent people will be standing with you, against the monsters taking down our world. We will have your back because we too have found sustenance and reason in the ground under our feet, in our strong bodies. So, take heart, all is not lost. We are not deterred and neither should you be. We wish you Godspeed through your disappointment and to emerge with greater conviction. This is only another beginning, and with each setback we grow stronger and closer to one another, to the land that gives us sustenance. With adversity, the things we truly love come more alive.  So grows our appreciation today for organic food, thanks to you. We are with you. Onward.

With Deep Gratitude,


The Sane People of the World

This letter was originally posted on Wake Up World

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 9,000 signatures
    2. New Petition - Organic Farmers and Seed Growers File Appeal

      Ryan Mullins
      Petition Organizer

      Please click the below link to sign on to show your support and heartfelt solidarity to the more than 300,00 organic famers and members of seed groups, and farming alliances (“OSGATA”) who have filed an appeal to contest Monsanto's patent infringement lawsuits.

    3. Farmers vs. Monsanto —Share and Help Grow the “GEM”

      Ryan Mullins
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you for signing our Heartfelt Letter to the Organic Farmers battling Monsanto! We are writing to share with you a few items.

      1) We’d like to get a lot more signatures for the organic farmers and time is running out. Will you share the petition letter with 5, 10 or more friends? Please invite friends via Facebook or sending them this link:

      https://www.change.org/petitions/heartfelt-letter-to-the-farmers-seed-growers-and-farm-groups-whose-court-battle-was-dismissed-against-monsanto

      2) We have also created an exciting new Facebook Page for an 11-Step GMO Eradication Movement (“GEM”). Please join us here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/GMO-Eradication-Movement-GEM/317544958304228

      Or email Jack at jack@poetichealing.com if you do not use Facebook.

      3) The 11 Steps for GMO Eradication are also discussed here:
      http://wakeup-world.com/2012/03/11/11-steps-for-gmo-eradication-help-grow-the-gem/

      Thank you for all you do.

      Ryan and Jack from WakeUpWorld

    4. Reached 8,000 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Michael Grace AUSTRALIA
      • 7 months ago

      Natural food is best for the world, not poisoned and GM food. When are we going to wake up to these greedy corporations

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    • erin c LADSON, SC
      • 8 months ago

      Because the earth provides perfect food, and Frankenfood is a crime against humanity. Because corporate control of the food supply is unnacceptable. Because farmers are doing God's work. Because I like for my kids to eat real food.

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    • Irene Schrobenhauser MOOSBURG, GERMANY
      • 8 months ago

      Solidarity from the other side of the world!

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    • Ellen Arnold BOONE, NC
      • 8 months ago

      No effort facing us in the middle of a global food and pollution crisis is more important than localizing and re-diversifying food production, and making it sustainable. Period.l

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    • B R RICHARDSON, TX
      • 8 months ago

      Nothing is more important than regaining control of our food supply. I support organic, local farmers. I want to know how my food is grown and that Bio-Tech was NEVER involved. If we control our food we control our lives!!!!

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