Monday, May 19, 2014
Monsanto protest set

The grassroots international March Against Monsanto will hold a rally in Marathon this week.

The event starts at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Marathon Community Park. Participants will then march to the Seven Mile Bridge.

The events coincides with events in more than 285 locations in 30 countries. The marches are designed to increase education and awareness regarding genetically modified organisms in food and pesticides.

Organizers are asking people to sign up on Facebook at March Against Monsanto Florida Keys at Marathon or by email: Twitter #MAM, or with Jennifer DeMaria email: