Mountain, a town in Tennessee, USA has passed a Green Food Resolution,
which is intended to encourage organic food grown from local farms
along with sustainable plant-based diets.
Launched by Council
member Paul Hendricks, the initiative was unanimously passed by the
five-member Signal Mountain Council. To attain the goals of locally
produced plant-based fare, the resolution also promotes farmers’
markets, community gardens and other venues that provide more organic
The US-based organization Farm Sanctuary,
which has already been campaigning for awareness of the harms of animal
factory farming, is encouraging such Green Food Resolutions to be
passed in various cities across the United States.
A big bravo
and many thanks Signal Mountain Council members, residents and Farm
Sanctuary for your support of this wise and healthy initiative. May
such a sustainable veg trend extend throughout your community and
across the globe.
As a long-time proponent of organic vegan
agriculture, Supreme Master Ching Hai has frequently explained its
immense Earth-saving and other values, as during a February 2009
videoconference in Formosa (Taiwan).
Supreme Master Ching Hai:
I wish that all the governments in the world would encourage organic
farming to save our world.If the governments lead the way with the
message that this is how to be green, and how to protect the planet,
then the farmers would be happy to grow more vegan food. To spread the
practice of organic farming would help in so many ways. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/12/tennessee-town-passes-nations-first-green-food-resolution.php
benefit of organic farming for human livelihood, for human health, and
for animals’ health, natural resources and protection of our planet,
all these benefits we cannot even estimate all in here. Organic farming
not only helps to protect the planet, it will even help to eliminate
hunger. So, I just suggest organic vegan