Category Archives: environment

Adventures in the KuNtRy

Many of my personal friends (about 450 of you on Facebook) know and may follow with amusement my KuNtRy sagas with burning. For those of you who don’t know, allow me to briefly bring you up to date… People in … Continue reading

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Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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FDA Ignores GMO Labeling Petition; Time to write letters

Many of you may have participated in the Just Label It (We have the right to know) campaign asking the FDA to label GMO foods.  According to the Just Label It website: Congratulations, together, we have made history. We now … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555

Today, February 27, 2012, is a day of global action to Occupy Your Food Supply.  If you are wondering why this call for action has errupted, Willie Nelson and Anna Lappe recently published in Huff Post Food: Why We Must … Continue reading

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Vegetable Seeds & Varities Owned by Monsanto

If you follow me, you know that I wrote a piece entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care? which includes a list of seed companies owned by Monsanto that you may want to avoid if … Continue reading

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Days of Action: Occupy Your Food

In response to the growing food movement as well as the growing concern about GM and GE foods, a few actions are happening this Spring. Besides writing your reps in DC to let them know what you think about labeling … Continue reading

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Foods Known to Contain GMO and Genetically Engineered (GE) Ingredients

I recently wrote an article entitled Heirloom vs. Hybrid and GMO…What’s the difference? And why should I care?, and maybe because gardening season is lurking or maybe because people are becoming more aware of the importance of healthful food, but suddenly … Continue reading

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