News Eat to Live or Live to Eat? / Veggie List 2/22/14 / Market Locations
This past weekend brought several new customers to my farm because their doctors told them they need to eat produce as all natural as possible. Talking with one of my new farm supporters, the words all natural was discussed. For years, all natura
News UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World
http://www.dailypaul.com, Barracuda Trader
Transformative changes are needed in our food, agriculture and trade systems in order to increase diversity on farms, reduce our use of fertilizer and other inputs, support small-scale farmers and create strong local food systems.
News Plausible Viral Vector Identified for CCD
Over the past month, the dossiers on two of those suspects got a little thicker. In the January issue of the peer-reviewed journal Ecotoxicology, UK researchers delivered yet more evidence that a widely used pesticide class called neonicotinoids migh
News 10 Years of Failure: New film documents struggle of farmers deceived by biotech industry
It has been 10 years since the Philippine government approved the country's first genetically modified (GM) crops for commercial cultivation, and its farmers are now far worse off becauseo f it.
News The Dairy Paradox
In current US guidelines, the need for high intake of dairy products is overstated, in part because the requirements for calcium have been overstated. I think one or two servings a day (about 250 to 500 grams of milk) will provide adequate calcium, a
News Roundup herbicide linked to celiac disease and gluten intolerance, new study suggests
A new study has found that the world's best-selling herbicide is linked to the global rise of celiac disease, gluten intolerance and irritable bowel syndrome.
News Rainy Day Market / Market Schedule & Veggie List 3/8/14
For all of you folks whom have not seen the farm this winter, I suggest you come take a tour and see the beautiful winter crops of lettuce. This year, Ive planted about 20 different varieties and some of them are my very own crosses. They are so bea
News Brazilian activists launch petition to stop approval of GMO 'Terminator' seeds
In today's globally connected economic environment, entire governments can be infiltrated by industry insiders who seek to further their business agenda.
News GMO-Science Takes a Blow as Studies Are Retracted
The pesticide producers are one of the most powerful industries on the planet, the influence they possess is enormous. You have probably heard that an Elsevier journal has retracted the Seralini study which showed evidence of harm to rats fed a GMO d
News Freshwater Lobster Reshapes Aquaponics
Ive never seen a crawfish the size of Glynn Barbers crawfish, and Ive never seen a blue crawfish. I have harvested crawfish myself and cooked them and eaten them, and his are spectacular, with probably 10 times the meat of a normal crawfish. ...
News What's Hidden in the Farm Bill?
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This year's federal farm bill contains many subsidies that are an annual tradition. Soybean farmers and fish farms were provided additional federal dollars.
Within this years bill lay several significant changes from previous years. Organic farmers
News Tonopah Rob's Farm Stand Only - Veggie List 3/15/14 - Down and Dirty
Every year Tonopah Rob takes a break from the weekly markets to clean up the farm. Winter crops are nearly done and both greenhouses are bursting at the seams with thousands of transplants. Its time to transition the farm from winter crops into su
News Voracious Worm Evolves to Eat Biotech Corn Engineered to Kill It
http://www.wired.com, By Brandon Keim
One of agricultural biotechnologys great success stories may become a cautionary tale of how short-sighted mismanagement can squander the benefits of genetic modification.
News Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie
The men poke, prod, and chew the next course with even more vigor: salmon with a relish of red, yellow, and orange bell pepper and a side of broccoli. The lettuce is my favorite, Stark says afterward. Fraley concludes that the pepper
News Roundup, Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance
"All of the known biological effects of glyphosate -- cytochrome P450 inhibition, disruption of synthesis of aromatic amino acids, chelation of transition metals, and antibacterial action -- contribute to the pathology of celiac disease," the paper
News GMO Farmer in Texas Realizes GMO Dangers, Works to Educate Others
http://naturalsociety.com, by Christina Sarich
A Lubbock farmer planted GMO cottonseed on his farm back in 2005, believing the claims of the biotech industry that it would be cheaper to grow.
News My Home was Searched for Growing Vegetables in my Bathroom Video
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares how his home was recently searched by police because he is growing vegetables in his bathroom.
News Real Self Reliance: A Model for Profitable Micro-Farming (On Just 1.5 Acres)
http://www.shtfplan.com, Adam Taggart
As we awaken to the realities in store for us in a future defined by declining net energy, concerns about food security, adequate nutrition, community resilience, and reliable income commonly arise.
News An Experiment in Farming Wild Sumac
In a proposed Kickstarter project, Wong envisions a wild farm model. She will grow 500 sumac trees on 1 acre of preserved farmland, which her farmer neighbor finds unusable.
News Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.
News Surreal Photos Show How Modern Agriculture Looks Nothing Like Traditional Farms
http://www.businessinsider.com, Harrison Jacobs
Cutting-edge agriculture combines ancient techniques with innovations and extraordinary scale. The result can look like science fiction.