Home Extension Agent Canning Demonstration 1932
I just read an article at the Hobby Farms website, Grow Smart: Keep Food Safe. I was frustrated with it for a number of reasons, but the underlying theme of this article was that we should be scared to raise our own food. What better way to keep . . . → Read More: Battling the Dogma of Big Ag
Atrazine being sprayed. http://www.peoplesworld.org/assets/Uploads/Atrazine.jpg
Following is a great article from Mother Earth News on Atrazine, an herbicide that has been around for a long time and has been under fire for health risks. This type of double-speak from the Environmental protection Agency (EPA) is why we need more transparency in agriculture… it is why . . . → Read More: It’s Time to Ban Atrazine
First, some definitions: Genetically Modified Organism (GMO): An organism (life form) whose DNA has been altered using genetic engineering. Genetically Engineered Organism (GEO): Another name for GMOs. Transgenic Organisms: A type of GMO that has DNA inserted from another species.
Jurassic Park? Yes. Fiction? No.
GMOs have been around for well over . . . → Read More: Genetically Modified Organisms… The good, the bad, and the scary.
“I really don’t want to eat food with chemicals all over (and in) them, but organic food is so expensive. Do I have to eat only organic food to be healthy?”
This is a common thought process for those of us concerned about the quality of our food. In my opinion we should . . . → Read More: Which foods are the most important to buy organic?
Grassfed is Best!
You can eat meat and be healthy! In fact, you can eat meat and get more healthy than you are now. I rarely say this seriously, but I will now… Trust me, I’m a doctor. If the answer is not obvious from the title of this post, then let me . . . → Read More: The Health Benefits of Grassfed Meat