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Tue Sep 4 2012 (Updated 09/06/12) Occupy Monsanto to Gain Support for Proposition 37 in Davis, CA
Anti-Monsanto Project to Shutdown Monsanto in Davis on September 17th Six months ago, local Occupy movements arrived at one of Monsanto corporation's Davis facilities at 6 a.m. Monsanto sent a message to their plant's workers to not come into work. The protest educated the public and initiated a conversation as a general assembly brainstormed solutions to Monsanto's corrupt ties with the government, unethical business practices, destruction of the environment, as well as the production of unhealthy food.

Local activist groups and Occupy movements plan to shutdown the Davis Monsanto plant once again, as part of the international shutdown Monsanto action, on Monday, September 17th at 6:00 a.m. at the corporation’s facility at 1920 5th Street in Davis. Guest speakers will include Cindy Sheehan and Al Rojas. Sandra McDougle and the Fresh Juice Party will perform original songs for the action. Education, music, art and food will be provided.

imc_photo.gifRead More | imc_photo.gifOver 60 Occupy Monsanto Actions Planned for the Week of Sept 17th

Previous Coverage: Mobilize Against Agriculture Privatization in Sacramento: June 2003 || Reclaim the Commons in SF, June 2004 || Biodemocracy 2005: Reclaim the Commons in Philadelphia || Global Days of Action to Shut Down Monsanto, March 2012 || Hundreds of Farmers Occupy UC Berkeley's Gill Tract in Albany || Yes on Prop 37 March in Santa Cruz to Label Genetically Engineered Foods

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