LET’S BE G.M.O. CLEAR!

LET'S BE GMO CLEAR! There is no GMO tomato on the US market today! I repeat. There is no GMO tomato on the US market today. To write so, as many misinformed bloggers and writers do, only confuses and misleads readers and consumers, while seed companies like Monsanto, Dow, and J.R. Simplot, to name a few, elate... Continue Reading →

Meet your “Agriprenuer”!

This is Kevin Muno, agroforestry farmer with a passionate reverence and ethic for the land. What could we love more, right!  Kevin is founder of Montado Farms, and is embarking on a proposed restoration agriculture farm modeled after the oak savanna biome of the Mediterranean California climate. His Kickstarter campaign is almost near it's goal... Continue Reading →

In solidarity, #ItAintOverI522

As we await the final count from Washington states GMO labeling prop I-522, I feel it timely to repost my article from early this year,  "From Agent Orange to GMO’s in Vietnam." The politics of GMO's/GE's  have local and global implications that are grossly imbedded in deep pockets and an imbalance of social power. In solidarity... Continue Reading →

Natural Foods Expo West

Today is the first day of the massive gathering of natural food products here in Anahiem, CA. Natural? Organic? Local? I know! It's daunting. Non-GMO Verified is trending like wildfire here. This is incredible and inspiring.  Yet, I will say, I do see a reduction in the USDA certified organic label. Thankfully, the ingredients are still organic in many of these cases.... Continue Reading →

Week 3, Bhoomi!

A-Z of Organic Agriculture, 2012- Week 3, Bhoomi Bhoomi week was an incredible celebration of women in Defense of the Earth at the Navdanya farm in the third week of the A-Z of Organic Agriculture course. The class is so grateful to the brilliant minds of Dr. Vandana Shiva, Frances Moore Lappe, Jean Grossholtz, Winona LaDuke,... Continue Reading →

Week Two, Living Soil!

Navdanya A-Z of Organic Agriculture Course, 2012 Week Two, Living Soil: Living soil week was an education in the magnificence of our Earth’s precious soil.  Dr. Hari Raj Singh kicked off the week with a soil lesson that left everyone with a genuine reverence for the complex elements of the soil, the foundation of our food.Dr.... Continue Reading →

Week One, Living Seed!

Navdanya A-Z of Organic Agriculture Week One, Living Seed: As we complete our first of four weeks at the Navdanya A-Z of Organic Agriculture course, let us say how grateful we are to Dr. Salvatore Ceccarelli for honoring us with his expertise in Participatory Plant Breeding.  A true seed guru, Dr. Ceccarelli explained how this method, left in the... Continue Reading →

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