In part 2, Dr. Susan Katz, of the Oregon’s Physicians For Social Responsibility outlines some basic steps to avoid consuming products containing obesogens, along with a list of chemical resources.
This post delves deeper into how one false impression in particular is fueling the sense of loss behind organic’s mid-life crisis. Specifically, we’ll examine how the exclusion of synthetic materials, which some within the organic community would elevate to a cardinal principle, actually threatens to drive farmers out of certification, if not out of business entirely.
I met Emily Stiegelmeier near Route 12 at the intersection of two long and lonely dirt roads near her 4,000 acre farm. Stiegelmeier, and her family, owns and operates Blue Blanket Organics, an organic farm where they grow spring and winter wheat, flax, rye, barley, and buckwheat. Excerpt 10.
In this video, 2 beekeepers demonstrate how to collect a wild honeybee swarm comprising about 7000 honeybees. A swarm is the natural mechanism for bees to divide the colony in order to find a new home.
A few images of Lynn Royce with her honeybees. Royce is a entomologist and expert on honeybees.
October 04, 2010 The continued dependence on pesticides and chemicals to kill unwanted insects in agriculture fields in China has led to an unhealthy situation. “It’s time to look at alternatives.”, says Dr. Zhao, of Hubei University. Educating farmers about the benefits of many spiders has been key toward finding a balance between pest and […]