Farming

This Couple Is Giving Away an Organic Farm and $20,000 To The Best 200-Word Essay

Posted by on June 2, 2015 in Environment, Farming with 1 Comment
This Couple Is Giving Away an Organic Farm and $20,000 To The Best 200-Word Essay

Paul and Leslie Spell are the husband and wife owners and operators of Humble Heart Farms in northern Alabama, near the Tennessee border, and they’re moving, along with their 14-year-old son, to join some friends in Costa Rica. Rather than just sell the farm, they’re running a contest to see who can write the best 200-word essay, explaining why they should take over.

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11 Attacks on Human Health – Accident or Global Depopulation Slow Kill?

11 Attacks on Human Health – Accident or Global  Depopulation Slow Kill?

People are suffering more than ever from a host of chronic conditions and illnesses that can wreck even the healthiest and strongest of us. To be sick is the new normal, and to be healthy is outstanding and unusual. Concerned citizens are battling grassroots struggles on all fronts; yet, at the top levels of society the corruption, gross negligence, and seeming incompetence continue unabated, ensuring that important decisions always favor the health of corporations and special interests.

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New Analysis: “GE Crops Have Done NOTHING To Improve Global Food Security”; Here’s How to Increase Production & Reduce Waste Without GMOs

New Analysis: “GE Crops Have Done NOTHING To Improve Global Food Security”; Here’s How to Increase Production & Reduce Waste Without GMOs

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a new analysis on Tuesday debunking the myth that genetically engineered crops (often called GMOs) will be crucial to “feeding the world” as the population soars. My report takes a hard look at recent research and concludes that so far, GE crops have done nothing to improve global food security – and there’s little reason to think that they will any time soon.

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Is This a Major Turning Point in the Battle Against Pesticides & GMOs?

Posted by on March 28, 2015 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Is This a Major Turning Point in the Battle Against Pesticides & GMOs?

When paradigms shift, tyrants fall, or corporations lose their market, it is often not from some spectacular event, but by a single, humanizing display. We have just witnessed such an event during the interview of high-profile GMO advocate Patrick Moore. Additionally, this viral video has exploded in popularity giving yet another sign, along with recoiling public dollars, that genetically modified organisms are not wanted. In it, Moore does a near perfect job in less than two minutes to show the world the unempathetic, hypocritical face of the biotech/GMO industry stripped of all spin, lies, and deception.

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Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Ever Notice That Gardening Makes You Happy? Here’s The Science On Why

Did you know that there’s a natural antidepressant in soil? It’s true. Mycobacterium vaccae is the substance under study that has been found to mirror the effect on neurons that drugs like Prozac provide. The bacterium is found in soil and may stimulate serotonin production, which makes you relaxed and happier. The serotonin boost that is provided by this bacteria, might also aid our learning abilities.

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Vertical Farming Crop Yields That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted by on March 8, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Vertical Farming Crop Yields That Will Blow Your Mind

Read how this city is setting an example by building a massive greenhouse to benefit their community.

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May the Forks Be With You: Open-Source Mini-Farm Grow Box

Posted by on February 23, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
May the Forks Be With You: Open-Source Mini-Farm Grow Box

Health Ranger Mike Adams reveals the Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box at the Health Freedom Expo in Naples, FL. Adams is releasing this technology to the public for free as an open-source project to promote the decentralization of healthy food production.

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Look What This No-Till Method is Doing for Mid-Scale Farmers

Posted by on February 11, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Look What This No-Till Method is Doing for Mid-Scale Farmers

The mini-documentary, Under Cover Farmers, follows three mid-scale farmers who stopped tilling their soil and started planting diverse cover crops. The amazing results were immediate. This no-till method reduces or eliminates the need for irrigation, herbicides, and fertilizers for growers of cash crops like corn, soybeans, and cotton.

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Could This Food & Farming Model Work for Everyone?

Posted by on February 10, 2015 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Could This Food & Farming Model Work for Everyone?

A pragmatic model for bringing together local and regional food production and consumption, from an early pioneer of UK organic farming

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Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

Posted by on January 13, 2015 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

The problems are obvious: food safety scandals, the death of family farming, food supply insecurity, the revolving door between corporate lobbyists and government regulators, and many more. The solution should be equally obvious: rolling up our sleeves and getting in the garden. Join us today as we explore this simple, natural solution to one of our most fundamental problems.

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Seeds and Soil vs. the Tyranny of Corporate Power: A 2015 Message of Hope

Posted by on January 1, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Seeds and Soil vs. the Tyranny of Corporate Power: A 2015 Message of Hope

It has been declared ‘the International Year of the Soil,’ but the year ahead, according to Dr. Vandana Shiva, will also see key developments in the global fight to overthrow corporate power with true democracy

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Saving Cities with Urban Gardening and MakerSpaces

Posted by on December 28, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Saving Cities with Urban Gardening and MakerSpaces

Inner City MakerSpace! Everything from Urban Agriculture to Robotics and a huge basement full of Aquaponic growing. A 20K Square ft Laboratory that will change the game for the inner city youth of Lykins Neighborhood.

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Japan’s Answer to Radiation: Massive Natural Indoor Farms

Posted by on December 21, 2014 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Japan’s Answer to Radiation: Massive Natural Indoor Farms

Can earthquakes and tsunamis put the Japanese food producer down? Apparently not. Sanriku Fukko National Park now hosts the world’s largest indoor farm. It was built inside an old, 25,000-square-foot semiconductor factory and uses 100 times less water than an outdoor farm. What’s more, they claim that their produce contains 8 to 10 times more beta-carotene and twice the vitamin C, calcium and magnesium as its outdoor-grown

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Top 5 GMO Victories To Be Thankful For

Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Top 5 GMO Victories To Be Thankful For

And the fact of the matter is: we are standing up and doing something — and the result is some serious progress. Since 2011, when we declared Monsanto to be NaturalSociety’s Worst Company of 2011 in a worldwide press release, we have seen a major increase in knowledge over the dangers of GMO foods and the corruption of Monsanto. Just walking into Whole Foods I now see major signs alerting customers to the presence of GMOs and how to avoid them.

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Meet the Pro Football Player Who Forfeited $37 Million To Become a Local Farmer

Posted by on November 19, 2014 in Farming, Health with 1 Comment
Meet the Pro Football Player Who Forfeited $37 Million To Become a Local Farmer

Dropping a $37 million contract and a lifestyle in professional sports, a major NFL center has now chosen to feed his community with sustainable farming over the pursuit of millions through passes and fumbles. And he says he is much happier with the decision.

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