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  • Responsibly grown
    Whole Foods strikes back at competitors
    As noted last time out, the organic foods market is becoming more competitive. Kroger has had their greatest recent success in this portion of the food industry. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is an expanding chain. Earlier this year, Walmart...
  • Bee People
    Bee People
    The outside of the DVD box says, ”Warning: The information you are about to see will result in hives.” It is true that the documentary Bee People is a very passionate polemic meant to get people excited about the idea of having their...
  • Children's cancer, autism, learning disorders linked to pesticides
    Children's cancer, autism, learning disorders linked to pesticides
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) became so alarmed about the evidence of children's brains and nervous systems being affected by pesticides that they released the report "Pesticide Exposure in Children" recommending how to...
  • Pesticide Mist
    'Just say no' to pesticides
    “The food you eat can be either the safest and the most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”—Ann WigmoreThroughout childhood, parents often teach their children that what they put into a situation is what...
  • Spraying field
    Chemical pesticides make you fat
    What are Obesogens? As a green advocate, I've never been a big fan of chemicals or pesticides. Still, I had no idea that some chemicals and pesticides can make you gain weight. Astounding isn't it? From the ones in your veggies, to those...
  • Fetal brain may be susceptible to pesticides
    Pesticides and autism linked by study
    A California study released on Monday, June 23, 2014 found that pregnant women living near farms that apply pesticides had a tw0-thirds higher risk of having children with autism than other women.The findings, published in the Environmental Health...
  • Aussie Apples
    Apples fail pesticide test
    Apples top EWG's Dirty Dozen list for 2014. Environmental Working Group releases a shopper's guide every year detailing the pesticides found in produce in grocery stores across America.Apples tested positive for diphenylamine (DPA). It is...
  • March against Monsanto, Miami 2014
    March Against Monsanto, Miami 2014
    What do you do if you’ve more than 1000 patents, but no one wants your products? Why you create a need. It’s the same technique used in boiler-rooms and Wall Street to sell junk products and junk securities and bonds; you create a need...
  • Save the bees
    Save the bees- fight Dow, Syngenta and Monsanto
    Picture a world without fruits, vegetables or flowers. Besides being a pretty dismal image, it also sounds like a world in which humans and animals could not survive.This is the world of our future if we continue to kill off the bee population....
  • Bee extinction:  An honest mistake or planned destruction?
    Bee extinction: An honest mistake or planned destruction?
    In light of a newly released video put out by the Greenpeace organization, the topic of what will be done if bees become completely extinct begs an answer to this question. Is colony collapse disorder caused by an honest mistake or is it rather...
  • Feds stop sales of food containers!
    Feds stop sales of food containers!
    Breaking news today, April 2, 2014, from Food Safety News, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has notified all stores to stop selling food storage containers made byPathway Investment Corporation of Englewood, NJ. Among these containers...
  • Three plum tomatoes ripening
    Why can’t we farm without chemicals like my grandfather did?
    This question came up in an Internet discussion last week, and it is really an interesting question. Let’s assume your grandfather is 60 years older than you are. This would take you back to around 1950. And if your grandfather was farming...
  • Obesity 2014
    What’s new about obesity?
    Prior to 1950, life consisted of small farming and mostly mom and pop businesses. Fresh milk delivered to your door every morning was the norm. Soon after everything started to change; not necessarily for the common good. Industrialized...
  • Environmental toxins play major role in autism reports new study
    Environmental toxins play major role in autism reports new study
    Many scientists are of the opinion that genetic and environmental factors are the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder. However, a new study focuses the blame primarily on environmental factors such as pesticide exposure; thus, the...
  • Pesticides may harm infants' brains
    Pesticides may harm infants' brains
    Children of farm workers who were exposed to higher levels of pesticides called organophosphates before birth were more likely to have slower reflexes at 6 months, to have pervasive developmental disorder, a condition similar to Asperger's...