Emergency planning and the long-term storage of food, water and medical supplies are central practices by the 14 million worldwide members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The tradition stems from doctrine - "If ye are prepared
Just say NO! to GMO - Ode to Monsanto. Enjoy!
The total foodstamp participation in January hit an all time record 44,187,831 according to the USDA. But fear not, here's the bullish spin... sorry, there is no way to spin this.
Novella Carpenter took over a vacant lot on a hardscrabble corner of West Oakland eight years ago and turned it into a working farm of vegetables, goats, rabbits and, sometimes, pigs. Carpenter milked goats, made cheese and ate much of the produce
Video instructions for making a delicious raw pizza with cashew cheese.
Lawsuit Filed To Protect Themselves from Unfair Patent Enforcement on Genetically Modified Seed
"This could be the next banana -- it would make it a lot more popular," Gasser said. Bananas in their natural state have up to a hundred seeds; all commercial varieties, of course, are seedless. A paper describing the work is published March 14 in
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration say that very low levels of radiation have turned up in a sample of milk from Washington state. But federal officials say consumers should not worry.
It doesn't get much more local than your own backyard. While some folks plant veggie gardens, others use the yard space for an in-ground pool. One Arizona family wanted the best of both worlds.
One company's method for low-cost, high-yield sugar production could help biofuels compete with fossil fuels.
Joel Salatin is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include You Can Farm and Salad Bar Beef. Salatin raises livestock using holistic methods of animal husbandry, free of potentially harmful chemicals, on his Polyface Farm in Swoope,
Organic growers say that, without safeguards, their foods will be contaminated by genetically modified crops growing nearby. The genetic-engineering industry argues that its way of farming is safe and should not be restricted in order to protect...
Countries across the world shunned Japanese food imports Thursday as radioactive steam leaked from a disaster-struck nuclear plant, straining nerves in Tokyo.
At the supermarket, most shoppers are oblivious to a battle raging within U.S. agriculture and the Obama administration’s role in it. Two thriving but opposing sectors — organics and genetically engineered crops — have been warring on the farm, in th
Federal ethanol mandates, which have led to a steady increase in the production of ethanol made from corn, are a major reason why food prices worldwide have reached record levels in the past several months, according to some economists.
Distract you from what? How about the theft of your productive efforts, the total capture of global markets and politics, war, and especially WHO it is that produces and controls the money...
Getting drunk off pancakes...
The reality however is that 14 percent of our entire population (man, woman, or child) is on SNAP. There has been little stopping this trend. And this is something that has been going on for well over a decade but not many were paying attention...
Price inflation? Where?
Located in San Jose, California. A homemade chicken plucking machine built from Herrick Kimball's book "Anyone Can Build A Whizbang Chicken Plucker". / Pluck faster now! Ask me how! Everyone thought I was crazy. No rednecks were injured making this v
Wholesale prices rise 1.6 pct. due to biggest jump in food costs in more than 36 years
The world now faces a crisis in food prices that has its roots in those warm Iowa evenings. Since last summer, several events — floods in Australia, blistering drought in Russia, the threat of a poor winter wheat crop in China — have compounded conce
“…On Friday evening, they became perhaps the first locale in the country to pass a “Food Sovereignty” law. It’s the proposed ordinance I first described last fall, when I introduced the “Five Musketeers”, a group of farmers and consumers intent on pu
Radiation exposure can increase the probability of developing several diseases, mainly cancer, tumours, and genetic damage. It is generally associated with acute exposure such as that being released from a nuclear meltdown.
A senior economist at the worldwide bank HSBC has warned of civil unrest in Britain if food prices continue to soar.
The USDA recently approved a form of industrial corn that terrifies the North American Miller's Association, who warn that contamination would have "significant adverse impacts."
Sedgwick, Maine, has passed an ordinance in effect nullifying the activities of various regulatory agencies by allowing producers and consumers to waive liability and thereby enter directly into agreements with each other regarding raw milk, etc. “Pa
As the population grows, the climate changes, and arable land available for agriculture shrinks, people will eat bugs. So says Frank Franklin, a professor and director of pediatric nutrition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Franklin sees a
According to newly released numbers, over 44 million Americans are now on food stamps. That is a new all-time record and that number is 13.1% higher than it was just one year ago. So how many Americans have to go on food stamps before we...
Milk and meat from cloned animals’ offspring could soon be on sale without any warning labels, shoppers were warned last night.