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9 Healing Herbs You Can Grow at Home

Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Farming, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 1 Comment
9 Healing Herbs You Can Grow at Home

Herbs have been used for centuries to soothe and to heal. Here’s a list of nine healing herbs to get you started in creating your own healing garden.

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Senator Ron Wyden Calls for Decriminalization of Industrial Hemp Farming

Posted by on June 20, 2012 in Farming, Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
Senator Ron Wyden Calls for Decriminalization of Industrial Hemp Farming

Amendment 2220 to the federal farm bill (S. 3240) would effectively fix the broken laws that prohibit the cultivation of hemp in the U.S.

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7

Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7

Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). The reason? As with many other cases, such as the ones that led certain farming regions to be known as the ‘suicide belt’, Monsanto has been reportedly taxing the farmers to financial shambles with ridiculous royalty charges. The farmers state that Monsanto has been unfairly gathering exorbitant profits each year on a global scale from “renewal” seed harvests, which are crops planted using seed from the previous year’s harvest.

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South Carolina man starts urban garden to feed those in need, teach people how to grow food

Posted by on June 4, 2012 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 2 Comments
South Carolina man starts urban garden to feed those in need, teach people how to grow food

(NaturalNews) The relatively modest, two-and-a-half acre plot of formerly unused land behind the Wild Radish Health Store in Greenville, South Carolina, is quickly burgeoning into a cornucopia of organic squash, kale, blueberries and other fresh fruits and vegetables. Thanks to the vision of one local man with a heart for the needy, and the efforts […]

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Farmageddon – Mike Adams Interviews Kristin Canty about Raids on Rawesome, the Amish, and Other Farmers

Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Farmageddon – Mike Adams Interviews Kristin Canty about Raids on Rawesome, the Amish, and Other Farmers

Mike Adams, the Health Ranger,brings you breaking health freedom information about an incredible new documentary, Farmageddon, that reveals the the real-life threats to our food and health freedom happening every day.

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‘Pink slime’ is Now Found in 70 percent of the Ground Beef at our Grocers

Posted by on April 4, 2012 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
‘Pink slime’ is Now Found in 70 percent of the Ground Beef at our Grocers

(NaturalNews) Would you knowingly eat ground beef which contained scrap meat items such as muscle connective tissue which had been sprayed with ammonium hydroxide?  Would you want your children to eat such ground beef in their school lunches? According to recent revelations, if you or your children eat ground beef there is a strong chance […]

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Support ‘Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act’ to Help Decentralize Food System

Posted by on March 12, 2012 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Support ‘Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act’ to Help Decentralize Food System

(NaturalNews) Federal food policies that distribute billions of taxpayer dollars every year to subsidize the growth of commodity crops like genetically-modified (GM) corn and soy are largely responsible for the dismal state of food quality and health in our nation today. But Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Oh.) have introduced a new […]

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Support the more than 300,000 organic farmers who lost their court battle to Monsanto – sign the heartfelt petition to OSGTA today!

Posted by on March 6, 2012 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Support the more than 300,000 organic farmers who lost their court battle to Monsanto – sign the heartfelt petition to OSGTA today!

(By Ethan A. Huff | NaturalNews) U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald’s recent dismissal of a massive class-action lawsuit filed by farmers against Monsanto is truly disheartening, but it does not mean that we should now give up the fight for food freedom and justice. And as an expression of unified solidarity for the cause […]

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30 Year Study: Organic Farming Outperforms Conventional, Chemical Farming

30 Year Study: Organic Farming Outperforms Conventional, Chemical Farming

Spence Cooper FriendsEat Based on a 30-year side-by-side trial of conventional and organic farming methods at Pennsylvania’s Rodale Institute, organic farming outperformed conventional farming in every category. Rodale Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research, claims the Farming Systems Trial (FST)® at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running, side-by-side comparison of organic […]

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California GMO Labeling Initiative on the Ballot

Written by on October 4, 2011 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
California GMO Labeling Initiative on the Ballot

California may be the first to put Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) label requirements on foods as a historical initiative will be on the ballot in that state.

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