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From Fracking
Monthly archive January, 2013
Marcellus Movie Night!

Marcellus Movie Night!

    Join us Monday, February 4, 7pm  for “Food Not Frack on Film”, an evening of short films and an informal panel discussion followed by an after-party at Jimmy’s No. 43 featuring frack-free New York beer. Films include An Aerial View of Hydraulic Fracking Along the Marcellus Shale, shot over rural Pennsylvania by Pete Saltonstall of...

Protestors Block Pennsylvania Gas Well to Protect Organic Farm

On Sunday, January 27, protestors in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania blockaded a newly-constructed gas well, located less than 4,000 feet from an organic farm that has been in the same family for generations. Farmer Maggie Henry, who raises organic pork and poultry, said: “People buy my food because they know that it is literally the purest that...
Chef Heather Carlucci Talks About Fracking on Fox Business Network

Chef Heather Carlucci Talks About Fracking on Fox Business Network

The petition we recently delivered to Governor Cuomo asking him to ban fracking in New York State is getting noticed.  Tune in tomorrow, Thursday January 31,  to Fox Business Network to hear Chefs for the Marcellus founder Chef Heather Carlucci talk about the petition in an interview with conservative business journalist Stuart Varney, host of...
Governor Cuomo: Don't Frack Our Food & Water

Governor Cuomo: Don’t Frack Our Food & Water

On January 22, Chefs for the Marcellus, in concert with Food & Water Watch will deliver a letter signed by more than 150 of New York  State’s top chefs, including Mario Batali (Babbo), Michael Anthony (Gramercy Tavern) and Mary Cleaver (Cleaver & Co.), to Governor Andrew Cuomo, urging him to ban hydrofracking for natural gas in...

Protect Our Foodshed Now!

Our movement to ban fracking in New York grows stronger by the day, and we know the governor noticed and appeared to slow things down. However, appearances can be deceiving: now comes the last minute demand that the public comment within 30 days on the newly proposed fracking regulations. We must respond by January 11, 2013...