Prosecutors crack ‘systematic egg fraud’

It would seem that millions of eggs had been sold under false pretences over the last few years, exploiting the willingness of some customers to pay extra for produce from more humanely kept birds.

Prosecutors in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, told Der Spiegel magazine they were investigating around 150 firms in that state and around 50 [...]

In an article posted today in Natural News, fluoride is apparently being used on the grape crops particularly in California. And since fluoride does not biodegrade the more it is used the more it collects in the soil and in the grapes.

 

There are some wines that cannot be exported due to the high [...]

Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont for GMO Labeling Bill

When Judge Naomi Buchwald dismissed OSGATA et al vs. Monsanto last month, it was on the basis that she did not think the corporation had any interest in suing the organic growers and trade organizations that took the case to court. But as it turns out, their fears of a lawsuit-happy Monsanto are somewhat justified. [...]

Prices will go up on Organic Milk

Supplies are low and demand is up for organic milk products. One of the largest organic coops has made their farmers mad and once thier contract is up they won’t be renewing, at least not at the current prices. The coop is making all the money and leaving the farmers in the field. [...]

Organic Growers Attack Monsanto

a hearing on GMO’s was held in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. On the evening news you often times see convicted former Wall Street financiers walking out of the doors of this courthouse in New York City. This court is the setting for a major legal battle which will impact all grain farmers in the United States. [...]

The Underground Secret; grasping the mysteries of creating healthy soil

The key to healthy soil is organic matter. Every gardening guide says so, so it must be true. [...]

As the New Year approaches, new thinking can change our direction for the better

In this article below by Sami Grover, we see some innovative and common sense ideas for restoring our ability to be truly independent in our food production

Compared to peak oil, climate change, or the water crisis, it’s a relatively under reported issue. But the fact is that the world’s food production could be severely hit by a global [...]

How a Single Woman Transformed Her Urban Garden into a Productive, Organic, Tropical Paradise

Here is an inspiring story of how a single woman transformed her  home and yard into a tropical paradise. Never let anyone tell you you can not do it! Enjoy the article and video below. This article was featured on permaculture.org

You don’t have to know her street number to find Rosina Buckman’s place. All [...]

Organic Farming can make a difference

The strategy of ecological intensification using organic principles and practices is a new paradigm to feed the world while empowering the poor and mitigating climate change and biodiversity loss. [...]

Organic Nano Tech Products???

The idea that engineered nanomaterials (involving the manipulation of materials at the molecular level) would be allowed in certified organic food production seems ludicrous on its face. [...]

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