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2011-05-16 05:35:00

Thousands of organic farming advocates in the remote valley of Mesohori in northeastern Greece are seeking to bar so-called "Frankenstein" foods from Europe. An event organized by the Peliti alternative community created the annual seed exchange festival in order to address the issue. "We are doing something important here," Grigoris Papadopoulos, a 60-year-old agronomist told AFP. "I realized that money is not as important as quality of life, I saw the dirt in farm chemicals." Peliti's...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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