Non-native vegetation can be a pernicious and formidable foe, invading unsuspecting landscapes and choking out plant life that actually belongs there.
All Natural = Better than Organic
Pepe Escobar (Brazilian investigative journalist and columnist for Asia Times) provides an update on the middle east - Rob Lazzarotto (aka Tonopah Rob) talks about natural farming and his vegetable farm
The future is local. The future is organic. Well, at least it could be if we base our food production on an increasing body of evidence that indicates the harmful effects of petrochemical, corporate-controlled agriculture.
The plot I can see looks just about identical to the carpet of corn that stretches from eastern Ohio to western Nebraska. But last winter it would have looked very different: While the neighbors' fields lay fallow, Brandt's teemed with a mix of as
Golden rice is being touted by GMO advocates as a miracle cure for blindness and death.
Greg Peterson (UrbanFarm.Org) comes in studio to talk about how to urban gardening, growing fruit trees, and how to be more self-sustainable with your food
Created by Kono Designs, this 43,000 square foot garden, grows up, down, and across the nine story high, 215,000 square foot corporate office building that houses Japanese recruitment company, Pasona Group.
High-performance agriculture is one of my new passions, and my goal is to provide you with information on how to maximize the time, effort, and energy you’re investing in growing your garden.
"Our analysis shows that two of the most ambitious goals set forth by the 2010 Convention on Biological Diversity -- to protect 60 percent of Earth's plant species and 17 percent of its land surface -- can be achieved, with one major caveat," said
Let's look at the facts
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The environment, humans and now the cattle raised for food -- the horror that is glyphosate apparently knows no bounds, as a new study out of Denmark shows that dairy cows everywhere are now being harmed by the pervasive agricultural poison.
Leading up to this month’s program, Science Cafe NH organizer Dan Marcek wondered if the chosen topic – aquaponics – might just be one that lacks the power to draw in the crowds the cafe is so used to.
Shady efforts by the meat industry to sidestep having to inform consumers about where its cattle are born, raised and slaughtered have ultimately failed, as a U.S. District Court recently struck down .......
According to Natural News, a growing body of evidence does connect GMOs with health problems, environmental damage and violation of farmers’ and consumers’ rights.
October is Non-GMO month. GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. There is a lot of debate surrounding GMOs. Many consumers are concerned about the safety of the food they eat and the water that they are drinking. One of the pressing issues
Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic conseque
Turns out the void I'm feeling may be more than aesthetic. According to author Jo Robinson's recent book Eating on the Wild Side, the same wild edible plants that we call weeds tend to be loaded with phytonutrients—the "arsenal of chemicals" that
Opensource ecology has been up to some cool stuff lately. Here is a message from Marcin and some links for you to check it out yourself.
When you purchase chicken at the grocery store, you might have the perfectly reasonable expectation that the poultry you are buying was raised on an American farm, and that it was inspected by a government official.
On wind-whipped days when rain pounds this part of South Florida, people are quickly reminded that Lake Okeechobee, with its vulnerable dike and polluted waters, has become a giant environmental problem far beyond its banks.
Money is problem number one. Big money. All of the magazines and most all of the printed catalogs run big display ads for the poisons that kill and destroy bees. So do the websites, even websites specializing in "Natural Beekeeping". Follow the money
Discovering just what works for you and how to pick the perfect fruit trees for your yard can be perplexing, and growing fruit trees in an urban area is significantly different than rural orchard growing.
Dee Lusby is a full-time commercial beekeeper in Amado, AZ and her operation is a non-chemical ‘back to basics’ approach to beekeeping.
The fight over raw milk stands as a symbol of the much larger fight for food freedom. Who gets to decide what you eat? You? Or the FDA? If the FDA and state agencies are allowed to impose their view of “safe food” on consumers, raw milk won’t be the
In the US, we saw a tipping point against Monsanto’s genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (rBGH) when it got kicked out of Walmart, Starbucks, Yoplait, and Dannon. This was not due to any action taken by the Food and Drug Administration (F
Farmers in two Illinois counties have reported that the western corn rootworm, a potentially devastating pest, is showing up in their fields despite rotating fields and planting Monsanto's GM corn.
As planet warms global food security pushed further to the brink
How America is exporting its obesity epidemic.