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Natural fertilizers | Types of Fertilizer

Natural fertilizer is not the same as traditional fertilizer. A fertilizer is a substance containing one or more recognized plant nutrients, that is used primarily to promote plant growth. According to NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association), natural organic fertilizers don’t require fossil fuels such as oil to make them. Organic fertilizers will add organic matter Read more about Natural fertilizers | Types of Fertilizer[…]






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Natural and Organic – Is It The Same?

For the past week, I’ve made an effort to eat only natural organic, and GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) free food. So far so good, but it is extremely difficult to avoid anything with sugar, corn and/or soy. In the past, I’ve been eating for the most part pretty healthy. Lots of good organic foods, but Read more about Natural and Organic – Is It The Same?[…]






Monsanto Roundup

Monsanto Roundup and GMOs are not safe

French Prof. Gilles-Eric Séralini, did a research study about organ damage when using Monsanto Roundup ready seeds and GMOs (genetically modified organisms). Prof. Séralini is the leader of the research team from the Committee of Independent Research, the Information on Genetic Engineering (CRIIGEN), and the Universities of Caen and Rouen. His conclusion appear in the International Journal Read more about Monsanto Roundup and GMOs are not safe[…]






Chickens

Raising chickens. Easiest thing ever

My chickens are gras fed on approximately 3 acres of lawn. They basically eat as much grass as they want. They are free range, grass fed, and they are happy! There are several reasons why I decided to have chickens, and the most important one is because we wanted to have fresh eggs. Soon after Read more about Raising chickens. Easiest thing ever[…]






Roundup

Roundup causing Autism?

Stephanie Seneff, PhD,a senior research scientist from MIT, believes there is a correlation between Glyphosate (Roundup), and Autism. According to her studies, there is a link between the rising rates of autism, and the persistent use of Round-up. According to Dr Seneff, by the year 2025, one in two children will be autistic. You can Read more about Roundup causing Autism?[…]






Sardine Cakes

Sardine Cakes for Lunch

Sardine cakes is probably my favorite food (well, after my homemade french fries). They are high in omega-3’s, sustainable ( i.e., not over-fished ), wild, cheap, not high on the food chain (i.e., not high in mercury), and easy to have around. I don’t mind sardines on toast, and I love pasta with sardines, onion, Read more about Sardine Cakes for Lunch[…]






Stop GMO

Oregon family farmers launch ads to support GMO labeling.

“Foods derived from genetic engineering should be labeled, both because consumers have a right-to-know what they are eating and to identify any potential health problems that may arise from consumption of such foods” Michael Hansen Consumer’s Union, Senior Staff Scientist A group proposing labeling GMO foods launched a new ad about why GMOs should be Read more about Oregon family farmers launch ads to support GMO labeling.[…]