Agriculture & Farming

Don’t Be Fooled By Big Ag: Organic Is Productive

We have all heard the propaganda about how organics cannot feed the world, and that companies like Monsanto are providing food security. In truth, peer-reviewed scientific studies show that organic farming produces higher quantities of more nutritious and far less toxic food than chemical agriculture. As industrialized agriculture has spread, hunger and poverty continue to

Why Do Rockefellers Aim At Destroying Farmers Worldwide?

By: F. William Engdahl | New Eastern Outlook – For the better part of the past century Western pop culture has systematically denigrated and devalued what should be the most honored profession of all. Those who labor with the land, day-in and day-out, to deliver the food that we eat have assumed a social status too

Feds Used Monsanto-Funded Studies To Decide Monsanto's Weed Killer Is Safe

h/t: Takepart – In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released the results of its assessment of 52 chemicals and the likelihood that any of them could be classified as endocrine disruptors—those substances known to interfere with the hormonal system and linked to such health ills as certain cancers, birth defects, and developmental disorders. On the

Monsanto Focus Of Injury Lawsuits

In March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen, ushering in multiple lawsuits against Monsanto. Personal injury lawyers claim that glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup has caused cancer in farm workers and others, and that Monsanto has long been aware that it is hazardous to humans. One lawsuit alleges that Monsanto

10 Reasons To Buy Your Fruits And Veggies At Your Local Farmer’s Market

Which of these two scenarios sounds more vibrant for overall quality of life and health? The wind on your face, the sun on your skin, you talk with a local farmer about the size and taste of this year’s harvest of peaches, as you pop a slice in your mouth. After tasting several different varieties,

Something Fishy

Why would we trust a voluntary GMO (or, as industry is pushing, voluntary non-GMO) labeling scheme when it’s clear that many profit-minded corporations can’t be trusted? Case in point: That salmon you bought that was labeled “wild salmon”? Maybe it was. But maybe it wasn’t, according to a study conducted by the advocacy group Oceana.

The Plot Thickens

“The [Oct. 21, 2015] Senate Agriculture hearing reaffirmed the broad consensus among scientists and regulators that GMOs are safe . . . We were pleased to hear Senator Stabenow’s [D-Mich.] personal commitment to work to develop a bipartisan bill that can pass the Senate by the end of this year…”. – Pamela Bailey, Grocery Manufacturers

This Do-It-Yourself Garden Hack Is The Secret To An Abundant Garden

My grandfather always had a robust garden filled with vegetables. His secret was rich, nutrient dense soil. He taught me that the plants we grow and soil have a symbiotic relationship. If the soil has nutrients, the plants will thrive. That said, many gardeners forget this vital tip and tend to lean towards chemical fertilizers as

GMO Foods And The Dark Act Are Unacceptable! Act Now! (VIDEO)

The day will come, when all of God’s creatures, have clean and natural food to eat and WE are making that day a REALITY. We WILL get GMO labeling, we WILL repeal the Monsanto Protection Act, we WILL hold Monsanto, and their politicians, ACCOUNTABLE. And, we will NEVER give up our mission, through direct communication,

Sustainable Farming: Starting A Quail Flock

Getting started raising quail requires a little more effort than raising chickens, but they’re well worth it.  Domesticated quail has a delicious, mild flavor that’s not gamey and they’re prolific layers.  If you’d like to learn more about the different breeds and their requirements, go here. Chicks or Eggs Day old chickens, ducks, and turkeys

2.6 Billion Pounds Of Monsanto’s Roundup Sprayed On US Farmland In 20 Years

By: Alex Pietrowski, Waking Times | The Environmental Protection agency of California has just made moves to label Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, or Glyphosate, as a ‘probably carcinogenic to humans.’ It’s linked to cancer and heavily contaminates the soil, yet there is no sign that farmers will stop using this poison any time soon. In fact, over the

7 Tips For Starting Your Own Organic Garden

Many readers have expressed interest in creating their own organic garden in their own backyard. As a result, I wanted to share a few tips for starting a backyard garden that is organic, sustainable and earth-friendly. There are numerous benefits to planting your own organic garden at home. It enables you to eat the freshest

Confirmed: Monsanto Caught Working With Harvard Staff To Spread Pro-GMO Propaganda

By: Justin Gardner, The Free Thought Project | It seems that Monsanto’s reach extends to the most prestigious of collegiate institutions. According to email messages obtained by the Boston Globe, Harvard professor Calestous Juma received instructions from biotech giant Monsanto on how to present a paper on a topic suggested by the company. Juma did

Drug-Free Burgers?

You’ve heard the pundits talk about a drug-free society. But what about a drug-free hamburger? As health officials sound the alarm about antibiotic resistance caused by the overuse of antibiotics in meat production, a few fast-food chains are taking steps to clean up their acts. But overall, when it comes to getting antibiotics out of

Grow A Week’s Worth Of Livestock Feed For Pennies! (VIDEO)

Over the last few years, prices for livestock feed has steadily risen for various reasons, making it more difficult to feed our chickens the organic diet we prefer they have. In order to cut costs, we looked into creating a fodder system that would sprout seeds such as wheat, barley, oats, clover, dandelion, alfalfa, sunflower seeds and

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