Agriculture & Farming

Gardening At Home Linked To Increased Veggie Consumption

Scientific research confirms that gardening may be linked to higher rates of vegetable eating in older populations of adults. According to a report from Texas A&M University and Texas State University, older populations of adults who garden are more likely to eat vegetables than their non-gardening counterparts. This study, published in Hort Technology, surveyed adults ...Read More »

Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply

From our fields to our forks, huge corporations have an overwhelming amount of power over our food supply every step of the way.  Right now there are more than 313 million people living in the United States, and the job of feeding all of those people is almost entirely in the hands of just a ...Read More »

6 Fall Plants To Get Planted Now

By: Pamela Bofferding, Ready Nutrition | The weather is getting colder, but that doesn’t mean your gardening plans are thwarted. There are distinct benefits to planting some things in the autumn months: the temperature is cooler, the soil is still quite warm, there is more moisture in the soil and there are more good weather ...Read More »

'People Must Know'

The village of Avia Terai in Argentina is surrounded by GMO soy crops. Here, children are born with birth defects and degenerative diseases of unknown origin. One little girl has large brownish-black spots all over her face and body—marks she’s had since birth. Another is slowly wasting away from an undiagnosed degenerative disease thought to ...Read More »

Why You Are Insane If You Think GMOs Are Safe

You are insane if you are drinking Biotech’s GMO-infused Kool-Aid. Here’s why… Let’s put aside the debate about antigenic proteins introduced by transgenes in GMO crops. Transgenes are genes from species that are not naturally present in crops of feed or food importance, e.g. spider genes, bacterial genes, viral genes, etc. These transgenes are capable ...Read More »

Big Pharma-Big Agra Mergers: Furthering The Synthetic Agenda

Big Pharma-Big Agra mergers have accelerated recently, with Syngenta being bought by ChemChina (China National Chemical Corporation), Dow Chemical merging with DuPont, and Monsanto agreeing to be acquired by Bayer on Sept. 14th 2016 for US$66 billion. Bayer and Monsanto have signed off on the deal. Syngenta had previously rejected a $47 billion takeover bid by Monsanto ...Read More »

Bayer And Monsanto: A Marriage Made In Hell

Bayer and Monsanto finally agreed to say “I do” on September 14, striking a $66-billion deal that Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant tried to sell as a move to improve “the lives of growers and people around the world.” Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Bunge painted the news in a different light. Bunge implied that behind ...Read More »

Humanity’s Food Supply Rests In Four Deadly Hands

(The Real Agenda News) Producers and consumers are at the mercy of 4 large multinationals that control the seed supply and to a great degree the food supply. Large monopolies control almost everything on planet Earth, from news and information to seeds and food. As we speak, large corporations like Nestle are fighting their battle ...Read More »

Syngenta Terrorized Scientist For 15 Years To Quell Concerns About Atrazine -Less Known Herbicide (VIDEO)

With the advent of the “green revolution” starting in the 1930s, chemicals were widely embraced as the way to eradicate hunger and ensure abundant harvests. Pesticides and synthetic fertilizers were hailed as scientific marvels that afforded the Western world the highest standard of living the world had ever known. In this chemistry-based model, every problem ...Read More »

Bad Eggs

You buy organic eggs for any number of reasons, probably related to not wanting to support factory farms that mistreat chickens, pollute the environment and produce eggs that are nutritionally inferior. Unfortunately, not all organic eggs are created equal. You may be surprised to learn that most of the retail grocery chain store-brand “organic” eggs ...Read More »

Meet Urban Farmer David Young (VIDEO)

Cute goats. Rescued chickens. Sixty—yes, 60!—beehives. David Young tends them all. Young, a transplant from Indiana, now lives in New Orleans. He has managed to turn 30 neighborhood lots in the Lower Ninth Ward, abandoned after Katrina ravaged the region in 2005, into an urban food garden. Last year, Young fed over 2500 pounds of ...Read More »

Rhubarb: The Good Stalk

Rhubarb is more versatile than we give it credit for. Its stalk are a favorite for culinary uses, but there is more to it than meets the eye. This perennial favorite is very easy to grow and makes a popular addition to low maintenance gardens. Rhubarb is an extremely hardy plant, and can grow in ...Read More »

5 Simple Solutions For Composting

Composting is by far the best way to condition your soil. Whether you have a small patio garden or a robust vegetable garden in your backyard, your soil needs to be cared for. When I began gardening, my grandfather pulled me aside and passed on some very wise advice. He said, “You have to grow ...Read More »

7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

By: Greg Seaman, eartheasy.com | Sustainable, organic farming practices are the best way to feed the future… Just a few generations ago, in the 1930’s, approximately 45% of Americans lived on farms. This demographic gradually but steadily declined as people migrated to urban centers, and over time, to suburbs. Today, only about 960,000 people claim farming ...Read More »

Urban Gardening: Grow Anywhere!

Just because you live in an apartment, does not mean you have to live without the joys of fresh, homegrown garden vegetables. There are just a few simple steps that can help you achieve your homegrown produce dream. The first thing that you need to do is to consider your growing conditions. Ask yourself what ...Read More »

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