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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 »

10 Reasons To Start Composting

There is no denying that there is a clear win-win situation that comes from regularly composting the planet’s organic waste. While it may take a little effort to set up your own at-home composting system, the results will be worth it. Composting is an important way that we can give back to the local community ...Read More »

Weakened GMO Labeling Bill Signed Into Law

The concerted efforts of corporate food lobbyists successfully and seriously weakened the GMO Labeling bill, H.R. 1599. The law was once a bill known in Congress as “The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act”, but you may have heard it referred to as the DARK Act from the media. This bill intended to make clear, ...Read More »

The Unsustainable Absurdity Of The Average American Diet

Have you ever thought about how wildly unrealistic and unsustainable our current diets are?  Items that don’t grow within the same season are commonly consumed together. Things that don’t grow on the same continent are combined into all sorts of meals.  We eat blueberries in December and drink pumpkin spice lattes in the summer.  We ...Read More »

Factory Farms Creating Toxic Waterways

Tyson Foods wins the award for dumping the most toxic pollution into U.S. waterways, says a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center. From a statement issued by Environment America: “When most people think of water pollution, they think of industrial pipes spewing toxic chemicals,” said John Rumpler, senior attorney with Environment America ...Read More »

How To Ferment Feed For Healthier Chickens (VIDEO)

No doubt that many of you have heard the buzz about keeping your gut healthy with probiotics and fermented foods. Well, a chicken’s health is no different. In fact, the health of a chicken is directly related to how healthy their gut is. If their gut it out of whack, then they can develop illnesses. So ...Read More »

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